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Top Ten Jamaican Celebrity Quotes of the Week: "Who Said What?"

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“This album is part of Jamaica’s reggae revival. It’s the continuation of the legacy left by icons like Bob Marley and Peter Tosh” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten Jamaican Celebrity quotes to find out!

“This album is part of Jamaica’s reggae revival. It’s the continuation of the legacy left by icons like Bob Marley and Peter Tosh” – Chuck Fenda on his new album ‘Jah Element’ which launched at King Jammy’s studio in Kingston (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Fenda-is-in–his-element-_15269486)

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us” – Asafa Powell, moving on from road bump in his track and field career (Facebook: Asafa Powell)

“First in the 100br and sixth in the 50br. Happy w/ my performance tonight. I believe the br 1:02.9 is the 3rd fastest time ever. #notbad” – Alia Atkinson, on a superb performance in the Dubai World Cup (Twitter: @AliAtki)

“Had my first day back at training today. I can barely walk but have to remind myself of the journey ahead.Good night and good morning. #mondaymotivation” – Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, starting training for the new track and field season (Faceboo: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce)

“I was just looking at what’s going on in Jamaica, the crime situation an’ all that. It’s happening all over the world…judges going to prison, police corrupt an’ doctors killing people. That’s all part of the contradiction” – Jimmy Riley, on his new album ‘Contradiction” which was released in September (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Riley-exposes-Contradiction_15270287)

“Nothing like being able to share the music on stage with all the beautiful crowd’s feedback” – Duane Stephenson, on performing his music onstage (Facebook: Duane Stephenson)

“My Grandmother had one of these record players back in Rae Town Charlotte when I was a little boy, I used to play mad record and sit on the little flop… That’s how I fell in love with music” – Shaggy, on how he fell in love with music (Facebook: Shaggy)

“This is not just about singing songs but a complete performance package so patrons can definitely look out for that” – Iba Mahr, on his upcoming US West Coast Tour (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Iba-Mahr—gears-up–for-US-tour-_15258191)

“I wouldn’t mind performing in every country in this world… then on my 70th birthday I retire” – Christopher Martin, on his ambition to perform all over and retire (Twitter: @Iamchrismartin)

“Good morning everyone! Sorry I’ve been AWAL for awhile, I had to take a little breather after my whirlwind experience in Indonesia, but I’m back now (in Jamaica) for good” – Gina Hargitay, to her fans after her Ms World experience in Indonesia (Facebook: Gina H)

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Mellesia Harmon