Tributes to slain producer Patrick Roach are coming in from all corners of dancehall, the latest from Mavado in the form of a new single “Soldiers.”
Patrick “Roach” Samuels, who produced songs for Mavado, was gunned down on September 15 in Kingston just moments after leaving a party.
The new single was produced by Roach former business partner Justus Arison of JA Productions.
“Every soldier that die / Die for a cause / Die pon the battlefield / Every mother that cry / Cry for a cause / God know life is real,” Mavado sings.
Patrick Roach and Justus produced singles for Mavado including “Caribbean Girls,” “Settle Down,” and “Give It All To Me,” featuring Nicki Minaj.
R.I.P. Patrick “Roach” Samuels 1968-2013