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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“We need to see the support in album sales. Exalt your support for the music in the record sales, that’s the real support. By purchasing the album it makes the artiste feel worthy,”- Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten great celebrity quotes to find out!

“If they (Argentina) get knocked out, after that I’ll only be watching the World Cup as a fan of the great game,” – Konshens, even though Jamaica is out of the World Cup Jamaicans are choosing sides. This includes Konshens who is supporting Argentina all the way (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Konshens-looks-to-Messi–Argentina-_16721370)

“My main aim in the music business is to touch people through my music and be remembered as someone who made her mark on music internationally.” – Ishawna, speaking of her aim in the music industry as she is receiving a lot of publicity in recent times which she attributes to her singing with Downsound Records (http://jamaica-gleaner.mobi/gleaner/20140518/ent/ent7.php)

“We’re just trying to be true to what we’re doing and be real and respect our father’s legacy.” – Ziggy Marley, hanging with his brother Stephen Marley making good, conscious music (Facebook: Ziggy Marley)

“When I heard it for the first time it was just cool. I understand the concept of the song and the drink kinda makes sense with the hook line,” – General Degree, is to many a veteran dancehall act and one of his most popular song Boom Boom which was released 17 years ago is now being successfully used in a radio commercial for the Jamaican-made energy drink Boom (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Boom-times-for-Degree_16691336)

GUESS WHAT??? ALBUM IS COMPLETE…this will embody how i feel, how music makes me feel, things i want to say that cannot be expressed just on Dancehall beats…this is all of me, prepared for all the fans i have worldwide, what should I call this ALBUM..maybe my fans should name it??????” – Ce’Cile, beaming with pride at finishing her album which she had previously announced to fans on May 7 that it was 80% complete (Facebook: @Ce’Cile)

“I think this is one of my best videos so far. The scenery in Blue Mountain really complemented the mood of the track,” – Keznamdi, riding high with the release of his latest video I Don’t Wanna which is the third single and video from his Bridging the Gap EP (http://jamaica-gleaner.mobi/gleaner/20140518/ent/ent6.php)

“It’s a happy summer song. It’s about partying and taking ‘pics’ with your friends, going to the beach and just enjoying the summer in true Jamaican style” – Denyque, is certainly enjoying the summer as her new single Rave is set to be released in August even as she is super busy putting together her swimsuit line WetSwim (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Denque-fever-in-August-_16695063)

I and Aidonia upfront at the LIME Street Football today… #CleanestBobo at them #WeWin” – Teflon, celebrating Labor Day in Jamaica with a little friendly competition with fellw entertainers in the music industry such as Aidonia (Instagram: @teflon_ja)

“I’ll be bringing the love the world has shown for reggae music home,” – Sean Paul, speaking of what he will be bringing to the stage at Reggae Sumfest one of Jamaica’s most highly anticipated music festivals for which he has been absent for ten years. The deejay will perform on International Night 2, Saturday, July 19 (http://jamaica-gleaner.mobi/gleaner/20140518/ent/ent2.php)

“We need to see the support in album sales. Exalt your support for the music in the record sales, that’s the real support. By purchasing the album it makes the artiste feel worthy,”- Bounty Killer, calling for a strong support for Dancehall albums being released by artistes as despite record sales by the likes of Shabba Ranks, Shaggy and Mad Cobra in the 1990’s album sales for Reggae and Dancehall albums have decreased significantly (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/SUPPORT-THE-ARTISTES–SAYS-BOUNTY)

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Mellesia Harmon