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DeShaun Dupree Holton (October 2, 1973 – April 11, 2006), better known by his stage name Proof, was an American rapper and actor from Detroit, Michigan. [1]

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Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model.

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Aftermath Entertainment

Aftermath Entertainment is an American record label founded by hip hop artist and producer Dr. Dre.

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Age Ain't Nothing but a Number (song)

"Age Ain't Nothing but a Number" is a song by American singer Aaliyah, written and produced by R. Kelly for her debut album of the same name (1994).

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Alliance Entertainment

Alliance Entertainment, LLC is a distributor of music, movies, and game software.

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Louis Freese (born June 2, 1970), better known by his stage name B-Real, is an American rapper, and a film and TV actor.

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Blood alcohol content

Blood alcohol content (BAC), also called blood alcohol concentration, blood ethanol concentration, or blood alcohol level is most commonly used as a metric of alcohol intoxication for legal or medical purposes.

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Cameo appearance

A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance or voice part of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves.

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Cypress Hill

Cypress Hill is an American hip hop group from South Gate, California.

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D12, an initialism for The Dirty Dozen, is an American hip hop group from Detroit, Michigan.

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D12 World

D12 World is the second studio album by Detroit hip hop group D12, released on April 27, 2004.

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Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the largest city on the United States–Canada border.

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Devil's Night (album)

Devil's Night is the debut studio album by Detroit hip hop group D12, released on June 19, 2001.

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Down to Earth (Jem album)

Down to Earth is the second studio album by Jem, the follow-up to her successful 2004 debut, Finally Woken.

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Dr. Dre

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr.

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Driving under the influence

Driving under the influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), is the crime of driving a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including those prescribed by physicians), to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely.

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Eclecticism is a conceptual approach that does not hold rigidly to a single paradigm or set of assumptions, but instead draws upon multiple theories, styles, or ideas to gain complementary insights into a subject, or applies different theories in particular cases.

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Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better known by his stage name Eminem, is an American rapper, record producer, singer and songwriter from Detroit, Michigan.

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Extended play

An EP (short for extended play) is a musical recording that contains more music than a single, but is usually too short to qualify as a full studio album or LP.

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Fight Music

"Fight Music", also known in its censored form as "Flight Music", is a hip hop single by the rap group D12 from their debut album Devil's Night.

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Freestyle rap

Freestyle is a style of rap, with or without instrumental beats, in which rap lyrics are improvised, i.e. performed with no previously composed lyrics, and "off the top of the head".

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Goon Sqwad

Goon Sqwad is a hip hop group from Detroit, Michigan.

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Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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How Come

"How Come" is a song by the American rap group D12.

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Hype man

A hype man in hip hop music and rapping is a backup rapper and/or singer who supports the primary rappers with exclamations and interjections, and who attempts to increase the audience's excitement with call-and-response chants.

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I Miss the Hip Hop Shop

I Miss the Hip Hop Shop is the debut studio album by Detroit rapper Proof, released by Iron Fist Records on June 15, 2004.

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Independents Day (album)

Independents Day is the sixth studio album by Twiztid.

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Interscope Records

Interscope Records is an American record label.

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Iron Fist Records

Iron Fist Global LLC (previously Iron Fist Records, not to be confused with the Indian based Iron Fist Records) was a hip-hop recording company which was run and owned by Proof of D12.

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Jem (singer)

Jemma Griffiths (born 18 May 1975), known by her stage name Jem, is a Welsh singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Jerry Garcia

Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American musician best known for his lead guitar work, singing and songwriting with the band the Grateful Dead, which came to prominence during the counterculture era in the 1960s.

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King Gordy

Waverly W. Alford III (born August 18, 1977), better known by his stage name King Gordy, is an American rapper.

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Like Toy Soldiers

"Like Toy Soldiers" is a song by American rapper Eminem.

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M-102 (Michigan highway)

M-102 is a state trunkline highway in the US state of Michigan that runs along the northern boundary of Detroit following 8 Mile Road.

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Malt liquor

Malt liquor is a North American term referring to a type of beer with high alcohol content.

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Mekhi Phifer

Mekhi Phifer (born December 29, 1974) is an American actor.

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Method Man

Clifford Smith (born March 2, 1971), better known by his stage name Method Man, is an American rapper, record producer, and actor.

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Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States.

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My Band

"My Band" is a song by the American rap group D12.

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Nate Dogg

Nathaniel Dwayne Hale (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011), better known by his stage name Nate Dogg, was an American rapper and actor.

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Obie Trice

Obie Trice (born November 14, 1977) is an American rapper and songwriter.

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Pool (cue sports)

Pool, also more formally known as pocket billiards (mostly in North America) or pool billiards "Pool billiards" is sometimes hyphenated and/or spelled with a singular "billiard".

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Purple Pills

"Purple Pills", also known as the censored version, "Purple Hills", is a hip hop single by American rap group D12, taken as the second cut from their debut studio album, Devil's Night.

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Rap Name

"Rap Name" is the debut single of American rapper Obie Trice, released as a limited edition vinyl recording, taken from the deluxe edition of the soundtrack to the film 8 Mile.

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Rapping (or emceeing, MCing, spitting bars, or rhyming) is "spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics".

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Record producer

A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.

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Right of self-defense

The right of self-defense (also called, when it applies to the defense of another, alter ego defense, defense of others, defense of a third person) is the right for persons to use reasonable force or defensive force, for the purpose of defending one's own life or the lives of others, including, in certain circumstances, the use of deadly force.

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Searching for Jerry Garcia

Searching for Jerry Garcia is the second and final studio album by Detroit rapper Proof of D12, released on August 9, 2005.

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Shady Records

Shady Records is an American record label founded in 1999 by rapper Eminem and his manager Paul Rosenberg after the highly successful release of Eminem's second studio album The Slim Shady LP (1999).

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Shit on You

"Shit on You" is a single by American rap group D12.

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Single parent

A single parent, sometimes called a solo parent, is a parent, not living with a spouse or partner, who has most of the day-to-day responsibilities in raising the child or children.

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Slum Village

Slum Village is a hip hop group from Conant Gardens, Detroit, Michigan.

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Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971 or 1972), best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

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Soul Intent (group)

Soul Intent, was an American hip hop group formed by Detroit brothers Jeff & Mark Bass.

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Stage name

A stage name, also called a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, wrestlers, comedians, and musicians.

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The Longest Yard (2005 film)

The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film, a remake of the 1974 film of the same name.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper, published on Sundays.

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The Real Slim Shady

"The Real Slim Shady" is a hip hop song written by Eminem for his third studio album The Marshall Mathers LP (2000).

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The Source (magazine)

The Source is a United States-based monthly full-color magazine covering hip-hop music, politics, and culture, founded in 1988.

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Twiztid is an American hip hop duo from Detroit, Michigan.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Up in Smoke Tour

The Up in Smoke Tour was a West Coast hip hop tour in 2000 which was headlined by Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg also featuring artists Ice Cube, Eminem, Proof, Nate Dogg, Kurupt, D12, MC Ren, Westside Connection, Mel-Man, Tha Eastsidaz, Doggy's Angels, Devin The Dude, Warren G, TQ, Truth Hurts, Xzibit and The D.O.C.,Hittman and Six-Two.

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Warren, Michigan

Warren is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan.

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Welcome 2 Detroit (song)

"Welcome 2 Detroit" is the lead single from American rapper Trick-Trick's debut studio album, The People vs..

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Wrongful death claim

Wrongful death is a claim against a person who can be held liable for a death.

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XXL (magazine)

XXL is an American hip hop magazine, published by Townsquare Media, founded in 1997.

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Alvin Nathaniel Joiner (born September 18, 1974), better known by his stage name Xzibit (pronounced "exhibit"), is an American rapper, actor, television host and record producer.

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50 Cent

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, singer, entrepreneur, investor and actor from New York City.

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8 Mile (film)

8 Mile is a 2002 American rap film written by Scott Silver, directed by Curtis Hanson, and stars Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Michael Shannon and Kim Basinger.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proof_(rapper)

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