12 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Jamaican

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Happy (belated) Independence Day to the island of Jamaica!

Yesterday (August 8) they celebrated their 52nd year of being independent from the United Kingdom. In honor of their holiday we decided to school you guys—celebrity style. There are many celebrities that have some Jamaican descent in their background. They may not be the most vocal about it but we’re sure they celebrated their lineage yesterday.

Check out these 12 celebrities that you may have not known had Jamaican roots.

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