Patrick Roach 2013

Patrick “Roach” Samuels maybe gone but his memory and contribution to dancehall will never be forgotten.

The famed producer was gunned down on September 15 in Kingston. The motive for his killing is still unknown.

NEWS: Patrick Roach Funeral Set For Sunday October 6

Patrick Roach is a former road manager for Vybz Kartel, but the two had a bitter fallout a few years ago.

In a rare interview with Winford Williams in 2008, Patrick Roach says Vybz Kartel did help to highlight his career in music.

“He highlight my name,” Patrick Roach said.

Patrick Roach also opened up about growing up in South Side in Downtown Kingston before launching a career as a deejay and a producer.

Watch this rare interview below.


  • great talent is purpose is done on earth. the conscious soul become unconscious. may god have mercy on his soul .rest in peace

  • Med Filipo Jalloh

    RIP but kartel still gonna build up

  • Respect to the brother “Roach” you were an icon in the music industry in JA, RIP Bro.

  • Talented Youth R.I.P

  • respeck … r.i.p