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

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“My Lord, I bleach my skin, I am heavily tattooed also but that is merely superficial” – Do you know which Jamaican Celeb rity said that this week? See our top ten great Jamaican Celeb quotes of the week to find out!

“In all his glory, a man is just a man. In his simplicity, a man is just a man.”- Garnett Silk, from the popular song “A Man is just a Man”. Garnett Silk is still hailed as one of the greatest reggae musicians who took reggae music to a higher level of positivity, spirituality and overall consciousness. Garnett Silk died while trying to save his mother from a fire but his signature musical style still lives to this day with hits such as Oh me Oh my, Hello Africa and Splashing Dashing (http://www.jamaicans.com/music/bios/garnett-silk-1-minute-jam.shtml)

Di I believe dat everyday is love day, but big up to all the lovers celebrating today. True love is a gift from the Almighty and we should never take it for granted. Blessed love!” – I-Octane telling wishing his fans a happy valentines day. Click the link to listen his favorite love songs – a dedication to all his female fans https://soundcloud.com/i-octane/vday-mix-2014 (Facebook: I-Octane)

Happy birthday to the #1 Woman In My Life @mamakingston1 without you… Don’t know where I’ll be.. So on ya special day just wanna tell u I love u dearly and enjoy!!!! Love dork ya youngest son” – Sean Kingston, wishing his mom a happy birthday on valentine’s day (Instagram: @seankingston)

“The song takes aim at societal ills, including corruption, paedophilia, you name it. But it also deals with how we, as a nation, will rise from this negativity,” – Peter Lloyd, speaking on his new video for the song ‘Blood on Your Hands’ from the yet-to-be-titled album slated for release next summer (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Peter-Lloyd-shoots-video_16017428)

“Love on top of all the love for my #dancehallsouldiers #justbecause what we have is a very #beautifulthing” – Cherine Anderson, wishing her fans a happy valentine’s day in fine style (http://cherinetv.tumblr.com/post/76646475922/love-on-top-of-all-the-love-for-my)

“This will show the many moods of love, the timeless element of it. Sometimes you give up on it, but you turn right back to it. It (love) is something that has always resonated with me. It is just something that I find very fascinating. It’s an open expression of what I’m feeling,” – Chevaughn, who is more popularly known for the collaboration with Ding Dong on the song Its a Holiday is set to release his EP debut Hopeless Romantics which he insists will show his musical growth (http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140209/ent/ent2.html)

“Happy birthday love. life time ting” – Ce’Cile, wishing beau Chris Martin a happy birthday! (Twitter: @IAMTHECECILE)

RRR!!! GIVE TNX 2 @ARSINIOHALL 4 HAVING ME AND @konshenssojah ON THE SHOW!!! @BADABANDS #MADVIBES #JAMAICANS #arsiniohallshow RRR!!!” – Sean Paul, commenting on his sizzling hot performance on the Arsenio Hall Show with Konshens! (Instagram: @duttypaul)

“This Valentines Weekend is my birthday weekend and I will be celebrating it in the Bahamas. Freeport on Friday , Abaco on Saturday and my party in Nassau on Sunday . Bahamas this weekend will be craaaazzzzzy!!! @mvp242” – Chris Martin, will be celebrating his birthday this weekend and shows us that while on tour one can have fun! (Facebook: CHRISTOPHER MARTIN)

“We always want place to play music, and we don’t have any place, so we create our own event, and people come out and support. So it is out of survival we start our own events,” – Protoje, speaking on the event Live from Kingston which features artistes who are established and those who are up-and-coming as well (http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140211/ent/ent2.html)

“My Lord, I bleach my skin, I am heavily tattooed also but that is merely superficial. That is part of the persona of Vybz Kartel not Adidja Palmer” – Vybz Kartel testifying in his defence as his murder trial draws to a close. Kartel asks the Judge to look beyond what he sees on the outside and see that he is just an artiste who has worked hard and done well for himself – not a criminal (http://jamaica-gleaner.com/latest/article.php?id=51081)

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Mellesia Harmon