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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“I’ve read about great men but it is an honor to have lived in the same time of a man that future generations will read about. R.I.P. Nelson Mandela. My great great grandson’s son will know his name #Legendary” – do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten great celebrity quotes to find out?!

“I’ve read about great men but it is an honor to have lived in the same time of a man that future generations will read about. R.I.P. Nelson Mandela. My great great grandson’s son will know his name #Legendary” – Assassin aka Agent Sasco, posting some truly wonderful words about the man who’s literally a hero to the people of South Africa and a great leader to the world (Facebook)

“This 🙂 #anything’s possible” – Tessanne Chin, a beautiful performance of ‘Like a Bridge Over Troubled Waters’, making number one on I-Tunes and making top three in the Voice Finals… Tessanne has this to say to her fans…(Instagram: @thebestess)

“If people don’t get up and vote, you will lose. After pumping in lots of cash for rehearsals and costumes, etc., we have to just hope our target falls well with the audience or one can lose millions” – Andrea ‘Delcita’ Wright, the actress commenting on the complexities of Jamaican theatre having been apart of it for 23 years (www.jamaicaobserver.com/Entertainment/Two-decades-of-Delcita_155957782013-12-07T23-33-41)

“It feels good to be nominated for the Grammy. What we have wanted to do was to make great music” – Sly Dunbar, of the producer duo of ‘Sly and Robbie’ on being nominated for a tenth overall Grammy nomination and ninth for the Best Reggae Album. Sly and Robbie are nominated alongside, Snoop Lion, Beres Hammond, Sizzla and Ziggy Marley.  (www.jamaicaobserver.com/Entertainment/Snoop–Beres–Sly-and-Robbie-get-grammy-nomination-nod)

“Rastafari RT: @AfricanProverbs: However, far the stream flows, it never forgets its source ~ Yoruba Proverb” – Mutabaruka sharing insight and wisdom to his followers (Twitter: @Mutabaruka_Ja)

“A message from the Teacher! “My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die #BobMarley #wisdomwednesday” – Ky-Mani Marley, posting a quote from yet another legend – his father, Bob Marley (Facebook)

“My 25th birthday Cake!!!!!” – Alia Atkinson, celebrating her birthday with sweet indulgence, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! (Instagram: @aliatki)

“A celebration…” – Rita Marley, posting the invitation for Nelson Mandela’s memorial service focusing on the fact that it wasn’t a funeral but a CELEBRATION of his life and work (Facebook)

“In the ghetto chilling with the #future (the kids)… Hot girls rock rollers and still HOT!!! Fully #Lawless” – Baby Cham, repping his urban community and spending time with the kids there while making jokes (Facebook)

“A frozen moment in time. Live onstage last night at L’Atirum in Marrtinique. Loved every minute of it. One Perfect Love!” – Etana performing and touring and being flawlessly elegant while doing it (Facebook)

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Mellesia Harmon