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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“I don’t know where they got the idea that dancehall music promotes crime. Dancehall has always been about life and fun!” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten great Celebrity quotes to find out!

“Yesterday was autograph signing and picture taking session with @pepsijamaica I signed a million autographs and took 10million pics but these 2 divas stood out in my mind….” – Konshens, is officialy one the newest Brand Ambassador for PEPSI Jamaica the largest soda brand in Jamaica! (Facebook: Konshens)

“Big moves for Jamaican uncle making waves first private coronary bypass surgery” – Warren Weir, commenting on the first private open heart surgery to be done in Jamaica by Dr Roger Irvine. Good job! (Instagram: @warren_weir)

Hello from Port of Spain, Trinidad! I am so honored to be here at the 2014 @ncdchild conference as the youth ambassador to speak on Obesity prevention in the Caribbean” – Kamila McDonald Alcock, Trainer and Fitness Consultant doing a wonderful job in reminding persons of the importance of dieting and exercise not only for adults but children as well (Instagram: @kamilamcdonaldalcock)

RIP the Hon David Thomson Priminister of Barbados.. Past few years ago.. Also with Mr Cecile Barker…. CEO of many companies including soberentertainment” – Jah Cure, sharing his memories of a truly loved Caribbean National Mr David Thomson former PM of Barbados who died from pancreatic cancer and also Mr Cecile Barker a legendary entrepreneur (Instagram: @therealjahcure)

“As a colleague and fellow artiste, I feel for him. But I ask Jah to protect him in his endeavours, and I will pray for him in the hopes that he makes the most of his new journey” – Laza Morgan, giving his piece on the Vybz Kartel conviction hoping he realizes it as a new path on his journey in life and turn this negative into a positive (http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140317/ent/ent6.html)

18 months of pure love, life changing lessons, immeasurable loyalty… #Israel #GodsCreation #ProudToBeHerMother” – Yendi Phillips enjoying her time with her daughter Isreal (Instagram: @yendizzle)

“I am very surprised. I didn’t expect to breakthrough in dancehall. I was just going with the flow. All I wanted was to pursue music” – J Capri, stating that she is quite surprised by her success in the dancehall arena but she is quickly rising above that especially with collaborations with Konshens and Charly Blacks and her soon to be released collaboration with Vybz Kartel called Mamacita (http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140320/ent/ent3.html)

“What a journey we’ve had my love @cuffestuff I look forward to the amazing adventures we have ahead of us #happyanniversary #withallmylove #threeyears #itkanlgodforyou #withallmylove lol” – Tessanne Chin wishing hubby Michael Cuffe a happy three year anniversary! Congrats! (Facebook: Tessanne Chin)

“I have been one of the voices crying out in the wilderness for criminals to be found guilty and locked up for no less than 50 years for heinous crimes.” Reneto Adams, calling for a 50 year minimum sentence for criminals including Vybz Kartel (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/GIVE-KARTEL-50YEARS–Adams)

“I don’t know where they got the idea that dancehall music promotes crime. Dancehall has always been about life and fun!” – Frankie Paul, the veteran Cassanova singer maintaining that dancehall is not the cause of crime despite the recent incarceration of top dancehall artistes Buju Banton (Mark Myrie) and Vybz Kartel (Adidja Palmer), (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Singer-Frankie-Paul-takes-stand_16285404)

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Mellesia Harmon