Oct. 2: Proof Was Born. (1973)

October 2, 1973 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, DeShaun “Proof” Holton was born in Detroit, Michigan. Proof would grow up to: (1) grow up without his father, (2) be known as Maximum and Derty Harry, (3) become Eminem’s hypeman, (4) become a member of 5 Elementz, Funky Cowboys, Goon Sqwad and D-12, (5) become Unsigned Hype in The Source, (6) release 2 albums, (7) act in film and television and (8) unfortunately be gunned down at a nightclub in Detroit. Happy Birthday Big Proof!

ABOVE: Proof & Eminem Freestyle
ABOVE: Big Proof Freetsyle (2005)

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