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Proof

Born: 1973-10-02 - Died: 2006-04-11
Cause of Death:
Gunshot


Death Summary: Proof was 32 when he shot a U.S. military veteran named Keith Bender Jr. in the face, killing him.

Bender's cousin, Mario Etheridge who was a bouncer at the club where it happened, in turn shot Proof in the head killing him.

This all happened at the CCC Club on the famous 8 mile Road in Detroit that D-12, Proof's rap group (with the help of rapper Eminem) had made famous.

Proof was the second member of D-12 to get shot. The first was "Bugz" who was shot over an argument about a watergun fight at a picnic.

Who was Proof : DeShaun Dupree Holton (aka Proof) was a member of the rap group D-12 (Dirty Dozen), which was made famous by rapper Eminem.

He also had some solo work, but he is best-known for his D-12 membership, whose greatest hit was the song Purple Pill (retitled Purple Hills for the radio).

He also appeared in movies like 8 Mile and The Wash.
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85 Signatures in Proof's guestbook

  1. cameron Says:

    what makes yall think this dick went to heaven? this dude deffenatly went to hell! god met him at heavens gates and said “oh hell no”…. fuck this guy dnt support a murderer. a veteran murderer at that

  2. sterling foley Says:

    just another dead dumb ass rapper sure wont miss you dumb ass

  3. mitch bell Says:

    im glad hes gone i was about to cap him myself

  4. brian popiella Says:

    i want to kiss those kool aid lips

  5. Riley Simmons Says:

    omg. really? over a watergun fight. what a waist of life for these guys. let me ask you a question. will you shoot someone over a watergun fight. dumb asses thesedays

  6. proof Says:

    hi, my name is proof im not dead mofos.

  7. proof Says:

    if u dont believe me look out the window, im in ur garden

  8. Kreacher Says:

    this is to all the hating muthafuckas tht said Proof deserved to get shot or he is in hell He’s in heaven with Tupac and Easy E and to all the haters your going to hell cu hating is a sin thts fucked up tht you would say tht about someone who made a good Contreversy to the Hip Hop Genre his music is good and is still listened to by people your just jealous cuz he was Making money and you werent so u need to shut ur fuckin mouths

  9. Kreacher Says:

    this is to all the hating muthafuckas tht said Proof deserved to get shot or he is in hell He’s in heaven with Tupac and Easy E and to all the haters your going to hell cuz hating is a sin thts fucked up tht you would say tht about someone who made a good Contreversy to the Hip Hop Genre his music is good and is still listened to by people your just jealous cuz he was Making money and you werent so u need to shut ur fuckin mouths

  10. Kreacher Says:

    REST IN PEACE PROOF you’ll be miss homie

  11. jason Says:

    Fuck this stupid gangbangin nigger. He so deserved to get shot. Good fucking riddance!!!!!

  12. torrence Says:

    rip bruh

  13. Keg c Says:

    Proof was not only a generous person who was brought up to throw a gun at a nigga b4 pulling the trigger so unless u big mouth faggots were their then I suggest u shut the fuck up . Proof was a generous kind person . When eminem was rockin his white trash run down kicks it was proof that took the nice nikes off his feet &gave them to his brother em so fuck u secret lovers . Rip proof

  14. Dtmarshall Says:

    To this Jason fucker if I ever see u u better be right with the lord cause u going to meet him racist ass piece of shit some how I just get the feeling u jus straight up po white trash what’s the matter did some black guys pick on u in school coward hearted trash

  15. josh Says:

    stay with god proof

  16. J Says:

    HE WILL BE MISSED LIKE EVERY OTHER ARTIST WHO HAD DIED

  17. HA! Says:

    Are you guys fukin retarded? The dude shoots someone in the face and ur crying over him. He got what he deserved. You wanna act like a thug, you die like one. No sympathy from me. Glad another piece of shit like that is off the streets. Jail would do nothing. A shot in the head was the only way.
    “Peace Out”

  18. Max Stevens Says:

    Well, it’s not like he was white or anything. Good fucking riddance.

  19. Fat Dude Says:

    If you can’t say nothing nice about someone don’t say anything at all…………

  20. scoobie Says:

    may god b with r family n friends that knew u well always in prays

  21. lisa Says:

    im very sorry for what happened to you and hope that your at peace. my thoughts are with you and your family, cant believe your gone all that talent you had thank you for sharing it with us!

  22. charles krush Says:

    D-12 is whats up,god be with you bro

  23. Anonymous Says:

    An eye for an eye

  24. Kelli Says:

    Rest In Paradise

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  26. Jaron Enchantix Says:

    R.i.p peace be with u

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  29. KKK Says:

    another niger dead hahahahahahahahahaha

  30. charmecia austin Says:

    rest in peace proof. still loved and missed to this day.

  31. Deshwn Says:

    Proof, under the category of criminals?? Are you f.. Serious?? He was a great rapper.. should be in the music category

  32. Mary Magdalane Says:

    A murderous negro dead and the beauty is two negros in one night are gone.

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