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Rapper Eminem Raises Money for Proof's Kids

July 06, 2006 09:40:19 GMT

Eminem sells memorial T-shirts, poster to raise money for "Proof's Kids".


Rap superstar Eminem and his label Shady records have set up a website, BigProof4Ever.com, as a way to pay tribute to his friend, late D12 member and Detroit rap ambassador Proof.

The site is selling T Shirts and a special Proof poster designed by Shepard Fairy who started his anti-authority Obey Giant campaign in the 1980s. All proceeds from the Web site go to the Big Proof Forever Foundation, an organization that will benefit Proof's five children.

The site also features some of the words Eminem spoke at Proof's funeral. The website, which is established as a way to pay tribute to Proof, writing "He will not only be remembered as an artist but as a proud son, a loving father, a caring friend, a devoted friend, and a beautiful person. Let us all keep his name alive for eternity through following the examples he gave us for he is truly a great man."

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posted by lovedetroit on Dec 24, 2006
Proof may have been a good friend, and a good person, however he had one child that he neither was a father to, nor supported in any way. Unfortunately, he is gone, and may he rest in peace. this daughter will never know him, and that is truly a tragedy.

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