Friday, 17 November 2000
Joe C. dies of intestinal disorder.
26 year old Joseph Calleja, better known as Kid Rock's three-foot-nine-inch rapping sidekick Joe C. passed away Thursday, November 16th at his home in Taylor, Michigan. Since his childhood, Joe C. had suffered from Celiac disease, an intestinal disorder.
Despite being small in stature, Joe C. was an integral part of Kid Rock’s Twisted Brown Trucker Band, making his recording debut on the muilti-platinim Kid Rock album Devil Without a Cause in 1998. He then went on to record a track for the South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut soundtrack, starred in Kid Rock’s videos and even made appearances on Saturday Night Live and the animated Fox series The Simpsons.