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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“This is where I made a big mistake, I signed my life away” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity say that this week? See our top ten great Celebrity quotes to find out!

“The new album is a collaborative project that blends all genres from hip hop to even EDM, but its foundation is reggae music, and this meeting of the minds between Sizzla, Capleton and myself is living proof that Jamaican music is a force to be reckoned with” – Stephen Marley, riding high as he releases his new single Rock Stone has been making the rounds and getting the nods also as his album Revelation Part 2: The Fruits of Life (http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140330/ent/ent3.html)

“I have a genuine love for the music and respect for the craft. I am one of the few remaining sound system deejays who enjoyed success recording hit songs which have remained timeless” – Josey Wales, a veteran sound system deejay who is well-known from the 80’s is still doing his thing on the music scene. Truly passionate about sound system deejay and its culture in Jamaica Josey Wales will be kicking off the Outlaw tour on May 2 (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/The-return-of-Josey-Wales_16405096)

“Congrats to my brother Rohan Marley – ‘Not one of my seeds shall be seen on the sidewalk begging bread” – Ky-Mani Marley, congratulating his brother on receiving a stellar opportunity to have his coffee sold at the Coors Field National Ballpark home of the Colorado Rockies (Facebook: Kymani Marley)

“One day I was driving through the mountains on the way to my farm in Jamaica, and I saw a little shack on the side of the road where people were selling coffee. I bought a cup and drove to the top of the mountain!” – Rohan Marley speaking on his business “Marley Coffee” in a recent Life Magazine Feature as his business grows significantly (http://www.scribd.com/doc/215705300/Rohan-Marley-Speaks-to-Extraordinary-Health-Magazine)

“The girls need funding, I can get funding… I can do funding. They need proper training and proper nutrients, which I am here for… I am happy to be their ambassador and to have a voice for them and to use my resources to get whatever help they need…” – Cedella Marley, shows what truly caring means by becoming the Official Brand Ambassador for the National Women’s Football team (Facebook: Marley Coffee)

“JARIA Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award and JUNO Best Reggae Recording of the Year Award for featuring on the Exco Levi Official Page track “Strive” #givethanks #excolevi #3peat” – Kabaka Pyramid, is on a hot trail winning multiple awards to show that he has a footing on the ladder of success in the Reggae arena. Congrats! (Facebook: Kabaka Pyramid)

“Fortis fi life! Fortis Forever! KC a big team! Congratulations Gentlemen! Well done indeed!!! Big up to Coaches, teachers and parents!” – Kadine ‘Ms Kitty’ Hylton, Media Personality congratulating Kingston College on their winning the 2014 School Challenge Quiz one of the top school prizes in Jamaica. Kingston College won in a nail biting finish with a mere four seconds left to answer the final question of the match! (Twitter: @fluffymisskitty)

“#Free to travel #Tour LIVE” – Leroy ‘Tommy Lee’ Russell. Bittersweet should be the name of Tommy Lee’s new song as even though his bail got extended and his travel documents returned so he could start touring his cronies Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm are both behind bars for life each eligible for bail in 35 and 30 years respectively. Following alleged lotto scam claims Tommy Lee’s travel documents were seized and he was arrested but received bail following his recent court hearing (Facebook: Tommy Lee Sparta)

“When you give a man life sentence eitha him give him life to God in prison or him stay behind bars & instigate heinous crimes on outsiders” – Cordell ‘Skatta’ Burrell, well-known music producer with Downsound Records and Judge on Magnum Kings and Queens has stated his piece on life imprisonment. What do you think following Vybz Kartel’s verdict of life in prison with the possibility of parole in 35 years? (Twitter: @SkattaBurell)

“This is where I made a big mistake, I signed my life away. Once you signed a general release that’s it. I got paid as hired. If you don’t sign it, you would get pay every time it (the movie) plays. After that, I went out and copyright everything I wrote. That’s the greatest lesson of my life” – Carlos Malcolm, Jamaican born Trombonist refers to the musical scores he wrote for the popular James Bond film “DR NO”. Copyrighting and knowing about what copyrighting entails is important as Malcolm insists he lost heavily in his professional career after signing that general release for which he refers to as the biggest mistake of his life (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Carlos-Malcolm-regrets-Dr-No-deal_16387051)

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Mellesia Harmon