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Top Ten Jamaican Celebrity Quotes of the Week!

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“You can’t get a record played on radio these days without giving disc jocks a coil of money. Their policy is ‘No Pay, No Play’. And I’m not paying!” – Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten great Jamaican Celebrity to find out!

“I’m always excited for BLACK HISTORY MONTH…. But I’m even more excited this year to be working with #ATT28Days,@AAUL1, and my team! Stay tuned…. #MakeHistoryHappen www.ATT/28days” – Sanya Richards-Ross, helping her community by endorsing the AT&T ‘Make History Happen‘ challenge where three teams will compete by building their organizations and sharing this progress online (Instagram: @sanyarichiross)

“#Lastnite #rotarua me and JrGong performing Crazy live from #OOMOM ALBUM…..Craaaaazy!!!” – Shaggy, having some fun touring and prmoting his album Out of Many One Music” which is currently number five on the Billboard Reggae Charts (Facebook: Shaggy)

“The nomination signifies that I am doing something good an’ the younger generation of music fans are gravitating towards the work I am doing,” – Selector Marlon ‘Boom Boom’ Wizard, stating his appreciation of being nominated for the Youth View Awards (YVA’s). An annual event where youths in Jamaica select and vote for their favorite Jamaican Celebrities (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Selector–Boom-Boom–basks-in-YVA-nod_15909390)

Me an the team big works to come an am looking to shot like 5 videos for like 5 new songs watch out very soon” – Mavado, showing fans that 2014 is his year to shine by putting in some hard work with the team (Instagram: @mavadogully)

“Homeward bound!!! Time to come back to my lil’ rock” – Yendi Phillips, returning from Canada where she did interviews, conducted an exercise class and left a trail of empty Walmart shelves as copies of the In the Dance Fitness Jamaica DVD on which Yendi is featured was sold out in stores (Twitter: @IAMYENDI)

“Kester D, On The Shout Band and I in Guyana 4 the Cut It Off Tour, Jason Mighty & Yankee B just arrive, we lifting Jesus high, we keeping it Loud! #djnicholas #yankeeb #ontheshoutband #cgommagazine” DJ Nicholas, in Guyana with the  On the Shout Band for the ‘Cut It Off’ Tour (Facebook: DJ Nicholas)

“So blessed to meet, fellowship, and celebrate with so many people at #sbgcnyc tonight! All about #Jesus #OneBlood” – Papa San, commenting on the wonderful gathering at the Superbowl Gospel New York City. Papa San is currently number one on the Billboard Reggae Charts (Twitter: @iamPapaSan)

“#music was in my blood from younger days, tried other professions but came right back to the music. Couldn’t escape it” – Richie Spice, posting that music will still be with him and that is sure even after not winning at the Grammys (Facebook: Richie Spice)

“We are honoured and humbled by this award. I’d like to thank the Grammys and all the people out there who support us. Thank you,” Ziggy Marley, thanking fans in a statement released after his win of Best Reggae Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014. This is Ziggy’s third win but the second as a solo act (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Another-Grammy-win-for-Ziggy_15887072)

“You can’t get a record played on radio these days without giving disc jocks a coil of money. Their policy is ‘No Pay, No Play’. And I’m not paying!” – Marcia Griffiths, commenting on her preparations to do a cover album to mark her 50th year in the business but the trouble of having played by disc jockeys as the problem of payola is rampant in Jamaica (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Marcia-hails-heroes_15897440)

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Mellesia Harmon