According to Dj Battecats’ camp the famed music producer Kevin Gilliam better known as DJ Battlecat, has suffered a heart attack the morning of July 25 at the age of 45.
Reps for Battlecat did note the he’s in good spirits and the blockage was caught early and he’s expected to make a full recovery.
Dj Battlecat has worked with many artist from hip hop and r&b including
Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg, Too $hort, Deborah Cox, Kenny Lattimore, Brian McKnight, including underground artist from Akron, Ohio, Kahsyno.
Below is E-40 informing his followers on the health status of his comrade and collaborator. You can also check out an interview with me and Battlecat from a few years ago at a stop on the Ohio Hip Hop Awards Tour.
You can send your well wishes to the west coast legend via his Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kevin-DJ-BATTLECAT-Gilliam/60011281488?fref=ts
— E40 The Counselor (@E40) July 25, 2013
Here’s a picture of Dj Battlecat and his brother in the hospital, looking to be in good condition. As always representing where he’s from, wlthe west coast.