" My music is a message and everyone of my song dem have a purpose. You need fi just sit back and relax or stand up and jam…whatever you are moved to do. Just tek a listen and experience it for yourself and more important than anything else, digest my message. "Keznamdi
" I visit studios. Just to get the feel, the smell, and see what other people are doing. Not only listening to the radio, but going to studios, greeting musicians and artists, just getting a vibe. "Jimmy Cliff
" It is one of my greatest inspirations to know that I am from the same parish as greats like Marcus Garvey, Bob Marley, Burning Spear and Shabba Ranks. I aspire to leave a legacy as they did. "Future Fambo
" I would like to work with anyone in the business who wants to give respect back to the Jamaican vibe. "
" Artists use dem real voice, yuh no have auto tune fi go put pon no tune, Bob Marley never sing with squeak voice. "Exco Levi
" I like to write songs about what's happening, what I see around me and what I hear. Everyday life. Someone may be talking to me and I may take it from that. "Desmond Dekker
" Music tells you about the artist and what they were thinking about at the time, because the person has to think about it to sing it. "Sean Paul
" Today we play reggae, we play hip hop, we played rock and roll, we play all kind of music, you seen? But the most of all kinds of music i like DUB. "Protoje
" Now more than ever we need to be focused on what is happening inside of us rather than what is happening outside of us. "Ziggy Marley
" I can remember the first time I ever recorded my vocals on to a beat. Cat Coore from Third World - a legendary Jamaican band - had a little demo set up at his house. I'm very good friends with his eldest son, Shiah, who plays with me now. So we were rhyming over a track by the dancehall artist Peter Metro. I've still got it somewhere. "Damian Marley
" Coming where I'm coming from, really, my family name isn't a pressure because, you know, music is not like sports, where you can go and do a hundred reps in a gym and come out and be all buffed up. Music is an expression of what's inside of you. And that's how I make music. "Damian Marley
" In Jamaica, them always have throwback riddims, recycled old beats, and the hardcore reggae scene is always present. You have faster stuff like the more commercialized stuff, but you always have that segment of music that is always from the core, from the original root of it. "Damian Marley
" Stop treat reggae music like vulture, it a we culture, stop ignore di facts of reggae inna big league, when you diss a ghetto youth di country you mislead. "Anthony B
" Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live! "Bob Marley
" That day will come, when I shall stand and see all those wicked men in the fire gettin' burn, that day will come, when they will try to escape and there will be nowhere to run. "
" My father has been a voice of encouragement in times of desperation for so many people. But he died when I was so young that, for me, his music has been a way for me to get to know him better. "Damian Marley