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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“I am not happy about my performance and behavior. I have stayed away from such clashes over the years, and always said I would never clash with another female artiste as I find it degrading to women and so I have always avoided a clash” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this year? Well see our top ten great Jamaican Celebrity quotes as we ring in the New Year with your favorite Jamaican Celebrities!

“I am not happy about my performance and behavior. I have stayed away from such clashes over the years, and always said I would never clash with another female artiste as I find it degrading to women and so I have always avoided a clash” – Queen of Dancehall Lady Saw apologizing for her indecent behavior at ‘Sting’ 2013 when she ‘clashed’ with another female artiste, Macka Diamond (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Saw-says-sorry_15716612).

“Is 50 years since the birth of ska an’ a lot a the people dem wha’ play dem music nuh dey roun’ again. Man like me wey did dey roun’ haffi keep the thing alive” – Bunny Wailer, the legendary roots singer speaking on the evolution of music in Jamaica since his 50 years of being in the business (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/SOULFUL-WAILER—Bunny-s-tribute-to-the-pioneers_15722089)

“#Shaggyandfriends #brainstorming great job! Thanx to our team giving their time and energy to a worthy cause #teamjamaica” – Shaggy, posting a photo of the hard team behind the Shaggy and Friends Charity Show which will raise money for the largest and only children’s hospital in the English-Speaking Caribbean, The Bustamante Children’s Hospital (Instagram: @direalshaggy)

“Me and Audrey “D Queen” Reid sharing a moment with #TheVoice’s @schuuuler after his #MissKittyLive interview on @nationwide90fm” – Miss Kitty, taking a photo with sixth place Voice finalist Matthew Schuler who is set to perform on The Shaggy and Friends Show (Instagram: @fluffymiss kitty)

“Its that time of year again to request your support for the great work of Surfrider Jamaica Foundation. Head over and give them a big LIKE! Great way to start the new year by supporting saving our oceans” – Duane Stephenson, encouraging his Facebook fans to support the Surfrider Jamaica Foundation in order to help save oceans (Facebook: Duane Stephenson)

“Ministering @First Fest Kingston Jamaica Jan 1st. Thank you guys for the support, it was a blessing. Lets put Christ First and keep lifting Jesus high Loud!” – DJ Nicholas, sgaring a post with his followers on his great performance at First Fest (Facebook: DJ Nicholas)

“If luck isn’t on my side thats ok, once God is then Amma be alright” – Darren Mattocks affirming his belief in Christ via a tweet (Twitter: @darrenmattocks)

“Wishing a happy new year to everyone! Remember that what you bring to the new year is what the new year brings to you” – Beres Hammond basically reminding us that what we put in is what we get out. Whatever you put into this new year will be what you will get from it in return (Facebook: Beres Hammond)

“Nothing is reserved for Shelly-Ann. I work for what I want #focus #workinghard #God’swill” – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, echoin similar sentiments to Beres Hammond of working for what you want or what you put in is what you get (Facebook: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce)

“Everything is dying out as it has now become about the hype. I hardly see Ding Dong, Timeless Crew, Black Blingas, Dr Bird and Cadillac Dancers on the dancefloor anymore…No one seems to remember how it used to be at dances like Passa Passa and Weddy Weddy” – Sheldon “Shelly Belly” Lewis speaking on the decline of dance as an art form in the dancehall after recently winning ‘Best Dancer’ at the recently concluded Stone Love 41st anniversary show (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Last-Man-Dancing_15726076).

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Mellesia Harmon