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His family confirmed his death on social media.
Scottish DJ and producer Jamie Roy has died. According to a Facebook post by Roy’s family, Jamie passed away yesterday (September 20th), and no cause of death has been confirmed as of yet.
“Jamie was a much loved and talented son, brother, nephew and uncle and loved by his many friends and colleagues both within the music industry and beyond that. We are all absolutely heartbroken,” his family expressed.
Roy was born in Dumfries, Scottland, before becoming a recognized staple on the Ibiza circuit, participating in ventures such as ‘We Love…’ at Space, Nic Fanciulli’s ‘Dance Or Die’ residency, or Steve Lawler’s ‘Warriors’ event. This last summer saw him perform at the Palm Tree Festival in Croatia, DC-10 with Patrick Topping, and Albania’s Unum Festival.
As a producer, Roy released material on labels like Skream’s Of Unsound Mind, and Patrick Topping’s Trick, which is responsible for publishing ‘Organ Belta’, recognized as Roy’s biggest track to date.
Read some of the most touching tributes from the music industry below.
Gutted to hear of the passing of Jamie Roy, such a sound lad 💔 pic.twitter.com/QDjK8Mi7AS
— Patrick Topping (@Patrick_Topping) September 21, 2022
R.I.P. Jamie Roy 💔
We are all devastated to hear about the passing of Jamie this morning.
A great producer, DJ, and friend to so many within our industry.
Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.
Shine bright, Jamie. 💫 pic.twitter.com/nXXRTl4C2k
— Defected Records (@DefectedRecords) September 21, 2022
There is nobody like THE Jamie Roy.
One in 8 billion.
Lit up any room he walked into.
An incredible human.
Hard to believe it’s true.
Say it ain’t so…
— Paul Woolford (@PaulWoolford) September 21, 2022
RIP JAMIE ROY, One of the good guys in this crazy industry. Thoughts are with your family & friends. Will miss you 💔
— CAMELPHAT (@CamelPhat) September 21, 2022
RIP Jamie Roy – a true gent ❤️
— Gorgon City (@GorgonCity) September 21, 2022
Such a sad, sad loss.
So young, so talented, so gorgeous, funny & kind.
Had some of the best nights with him & the lads in Ibiza.
Love to all his family and friends.
Everyone is going to miss you & we’ll never forget you @jamieroyuk 💔💔💔 pic.twitter.com/tW4QcSyWzJ
— Rowetta🎙 (@Rowetta) September 21, 2022