Eminem’s Full Speech at Big Proof’s Funeral



On this day, exactly 11 years ago, Big Proof was shot three times by Mario Etheridge, twice in the back and once in the skull, after an altercation broke out during a game of billiards at the CCC Club on 8 Mile Road in Detroit, Michigan. Below is Eminem’s speech at Proofs funeral.


“‘This is the man I knew. He came to me one day when I was living in my house on the east side and threw a pair of shoes at me and said, “Put ’em on.” I said, “Why?” He said, “Put ’em on your feet.” I said “Why?” ‘Because I’m tired of you wearing those same dirty-ass shoes.'” Listen below: