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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“This is not marijuana music” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten great Jamaican Celebrity quotes to find out!

“This is not Marijuana music… Just a message from the ones that use it. Don’t abuse it cause a mind that’s fertile. Brings forth something that’s worthwhile” – Protoje, posting lyrics of his song “Marijuana Song” to mark its 500,000 views on Youtube, (Facebook: Protoje)

“If I want to be among the greats of (Muhammad) Ali and Pele and all these guys, I have to continue dominating until I retire” – Usain Bolt, on retirement and staying on top until he retires which he plans on doing after the 2016 Olympics in Rio, (jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20130905/sports/sprot1.html)

“The future of dancehall looks bright… it is getting bigger as the rappers are sampling our music and this is good” – Beenie Man, commenting on the massive support Jamaican music is getting from 106 & Park and America, (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Dancehall_visits_106_and_Park_14999384)

“God is my leader good morning twitter” – Ding Dong, the “Its a Holiday” singer tweeting on who is his spiritual guide, (Twitter: @TheDingDong)

“The words were just blowing in the wind, and I couldn’t afford to lose the opportunity to make a song with those lyrics” – Jah Bouks, the “Call Angola” singer on how he got the inspiration to make the chart topping arguably the most conscious reggae song of the year, (www.tallawahmagazine.com/2013_09_01_archive.html

“Shameless is just another truth. I always describe my music as the truth because I talk about things I see happen in the society. It’s just another song that was inspired by day-to-day life” – Bugle, commenting on his new song “Shameless” the follow up to his hit single “Nuh Compatible” which is creating a buzz on the airwaves, (jamaica-gleaner.com/20130903/ent/ent5.html)

“I can only be true to myself. I always sing from the heart and hopes the audience feels whatever I am singing. It’s not just about a ‘buss’ , it’s what I can learn from experience” – Tessanne Chin, responding to criticisms about her decision to enter “the Voice”, a vocal talent competition on NBC (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Tessanne-voices-defence_15003921)

“This album took me several months to put together. I put a lot of time and effort into crafting and creating an exciting new sound” – Chuck Fenda, commenting on his new album “Jah Elements”, (www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Chuck_Fenda_to_release_Jah_Elements_14999060)

“Need to go barber now LOL. I’m thinking on it. Lazyyyyyy” – Q.Q., the “One Drop” singer posting on his hair woes while on tour, (Instagram: @qqworld)

“Blessed Sunday to you all from Germany” – Wayne Wonder, bigging up his fans while on tour, (Facebook: Wayne Wonder)

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