|Birth name||Kevin Gilliam|
|Origin||Long Beach, California, California, U.S.|
|Genres||West Coast hip hop, G-funk|
|Occupations||Record producer, rapper, songwriter, singer|
|Instruments||Sampler, keyboard, drums, vocoder, synthesizer.|
|Labels||Maverick/Warner Bros. Records|
|Associated acts||Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Tha Dogg Pound, Tha Eastsidaz, Bloods & Crips, TRU (group)|
He is well known for producing artists such as Snoop Dogg, The Game, Xzibit and Tha Eastsidaz along with a number of other West Coast rappers. His aesthetic is a progression from the early-'90s G-Funk sound pioneered by Above the Law, characterized by fat synth bass lines and soulful keys. He is also the concert DJ for Snoop Dogg.
In 2009, Battlecat produced a special song called "A Soldier Never Dies", dedicated to fallen Marine, Anthony Vargas. Battlecat is a legendary DJ member of The Worldwide DJ organization, The Core DJ's.  The music video was directed by Paolo Ongkeko and produced by Don Le. One of the video's leads was portrayed by Sonny Ayon.
- "Rap memorializes Marine, cousin". The Press-Enterprise. 2009-10-24. Retrieved 2009-10-24.
- "A Soldier Never Dies". Global Grind. 2009-10-26. Retrieved 2009-10-26.
- "Rapper INVINCEABLE, R&B Crooner JON B. and Producer BATTLECAT Collaborate On "A Soldier Never Dies"". BlackVibes. 2009-10-26. Retrieved 2009-10-26.