JoyJuice: Roger, the name Patch, where did it come from? There must be a story....
Patch: Yeah man, I had it from birth. I have a patch of gold hair on my head and since I know myself, people calling me Patch.
JoyJuice: So any brothers and/or sisters?
Patch: I have two sisters.... I am in the middle of them.
JoyJuice: Man to man, were you as miserable as me?
Patch: How yuh mean? I from South yuh know, Cedros, deep deep South... so I must be miserable!
JoyJuice: Now that you are a Soca Star, what is it like to share the stage with some of the best?
Patch: Nah man... No star. I just love what I do. I really do it for the fans. I just have a love for the people and try to do it for them.
JoyJuice: Where does Patch see himself in ten years? Still in the Soca industry?
Patch: Of course man. I will still be singing. I love it.
JoyJuice: Really? So, do you have anything new for the people?
Patch: Yeah man... I have something up my sleeve. I have a song with an international singer from Jamaica... (2010 Soca Release - "Good Woman" with Lady Saw)
JoyJuice: Wow... so give us ah lil' thing nah...at least the name of the song....
Patch: Okay, okay... only because it's Jungle Juice! It will be called "Rum and Duck".
JoyJuice: When you on the road, do you miss Mummy's home cooked food?
Patch: Well I grew up with my aunt... but I do alot of cooking man. I could handle de pot good.
JoyJuice: Who has been a mentor to you?
Patch: Well... it have quite a few people but Darrel Braxton has. He was my producer for "Commess in De Place".
JoyJuice: Is singing your full-time profession now?
Patch: Nah man. I am a plasterer for a company in Brooklyn.
JoyJuice: I noticed your songs take a commentary type of role.... Where did that come from?
Patch: Well I have always had much respect for Ronnie McIntosh and he opened the door for my style.
JoyJuice: Yuh ever see yuhself with ah band?
Patch: Not really, but not ruling anything out. I'm just enjoying the solo vibes now. Trying to stick to my goals and see how things go.
JoyJuice: Patch, thanks man for the time..... anybody yuh want to big up?
Patch: Yeah man... TJJ of course, and my manager Wendy Lewis. Thanks again Jungle Juice. Lookout for "Rum and Duck" eh!