Toots Hibbert Quotes.
You have to be logical and use international words so people can relate to reggae music. I’m the inventor of the word reggae music. I’m the one who coined the word reggae. So, whatever I put out on my label – my label called D & F Music – it has to be positive.
I feel positive about what I do. And, whoever is doing reggae, they have to have positive words and no negativity. They have to be positive. Yes, if you call it reggae, and it is negative words, it is not reggae.
I’m never proud of myself. No. People are always proud of me, but I think people can always be greater than me. People call me great; I don’t think that I’m great. But they say, “You are the inventor for the word reggae, you are great.” And I have to say, “Okay, thank you.”
Everybody wants to collaborate with me. I was going to collaborate with Whitney Houston, but she died. Very sad, man. We were very good friends.
The people always support me. If they come to see my show, they never forget me. They are very proud of me.