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

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Written by Mellesia Harmon

“The past several months of my life has brought me much pain and suffering; however, my faith, family, friends and fans have stood by me as a source of encouragement and a reminder that God’s words is true in that He will never leave us or forsake us” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See out top ten Celebrity quotes to find out!

“I got nauseous” – Judy Mowatt speaking on the emotions evoked when performing her album “Black Woman” which she wrote after viewing a slave exhibition in America. This album is toted as one of the greatest Reggae albums of all time (www.jamaicaobserver.com/Entertainment-Black-Woman-Judy-Mowatt_16136785)

“Stepney Primary and Junior High School in St Ann (where Daddy attended) is now officially The Bob Marley Primary ad Junior High School. Great moment for our family” – Kymani Marley sharing a bit of great news showing that Bob Marley’s spirit truly lives on (Facebook: Kymani Marley)

“(RT @digiceljamaica) WEST INDIES WINS by 15 runs!!! Congrats on a magnificent performance!!” – Chris Gayle celebrating West Indie’s win in the test against England (Twitter: @henrygayle)

“A few years ago, reggae music couldn’t do this in Jamaica. We are the true representation of reggae music” – Chronixx, stating his view on why Jamaicans climbed a mountain to listen to reggae music at the Blue Mountain Music Festival (jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140225/ent/ent

“The #Fight for Reggae and Dancehall music!!! #READ!!!” – Baby Cham, posting dialogue from an interview where he argues that there needs to be more done to showcase dancehall so that the nusci stays alive and current (Instagram: @thecham)

“Team Asafa: Wanted to personally stop and say THANK YOU for all the support, kind words and gestures you have shown me during this trying time. Its not been easy but you all have made it more bearable. We’ve told the truth and done all we could do. We leave it in God’s hands now and have faith that His will be done” – Asafa Powell thanking his fans for being loyal and affirming his innocence (Facebook: Asafa Powell)

“I’m on Ziggy’s new album…coming soon” – Cedella Marley, responding to a fan’s question of why she doesn’t sing anymore by saying she will be featured on her brother’s album (Twitter: @cedellamarley)

“Me a musician me nah listen to negativity, me juss a do music” – Khago, upbeat about his new song Good Girls N Bad Girls with Inner Circle Band even as he is still getting some negative criticisms on the several squabbles he has had since entering the dancehall arena (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Khago-gets-into-the-Circle_16104033)

“Found a group of kids from the Denham town youth club (led by Majah bless) that wants a platform to show people outside of their community what they are capable of (talent wise)” – I-Octane endorsing the potential and talent in youths (Facebook: I-Octane) 

“The past several months of my life has brought me much pain and suffering; however, my faith, family, friends and fans have stood by me as a source of encouragement and a reminder that God’s words is true in that He will never leave us or forsake us” – Veronica Campbell Brown in a statement following her vindication for doping charges that led to her not participating in the 2013 World Championships (jamaica-gleaner.com/latest/article.php?id=51289)

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Mellesia Harmon