Baatin of Slum Village Dead at 35

    Titus Glover, who rapped under the name Baatin in Slum Village, was found dead Saturday morning in Detroit. The cause of death has not been released at this time. Baatin had recently rejoined the group after a long hiatus where he dealt with a drug problem and diagnosed schizophrenia. In a statement given to the Detroit Free Press, Slum Village member T3 characterized Glover as “dear friend and brother” who had “touched many lives.” Baatin’s final work will be featured on Slum Village’s Villa Manifesto, which be released on September 22 from Barak Records. [The Daily Swarm]