THIS DAY IN HIP HOP AND RAP HISTORY
created: April 11th, 2012 |
This Day in Hip Hop and Rap History
Host: Chuck D w/ Duke Eatmon & Ron Maskell
April 11th, 2012
April 11th – Proof of D-12 and solo fame was shot to death in a nightclub on 8 Mile Road in Detroit, Michigan, on this day in 2006.
Proof, who was born DeShaun Dupree Holton, was a childhood friend of Eminem`s and was portrayed by Mekhi Phifer in the 2002 Universal Pictures semi-autobiographical film “8 Mile”, loosely based on Eminem`s life.