Updated: A gofundme campaign has been set up by some good people to assist Roy Davis Jr. Click here to find out more.

Our friend, a wonderful producer and a stalwart of the Chicago scene, Roy Davis Jr. revealed today that he’s been diagnosed with MS (Multiple Sclerosis).

Davis, who has been experiencing a career renaissance the last few years after establishing his reputation with “Gabriel” and other classic House Music tracks, said that he woke up early last week unable to walk after experiencing bouts of weakness, according to a statement. After being rushed to the hospital and undergoing tests and scans, he received the news that he had been diagnosed with MS. (The complete post is below.)

We wish with all of our heart nothing but the best for Roy – a man who has been there for us when we needed it and who has constantly shown the strength and courage he’ll use to beat this too.

There is some unexpected news that I am still in the midsts of processing but I feel is important to write about so I…

Posted by Roy Davis Jr. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016