home  |  celeb  |  music  |  movie  |  tv
Home > Music News

Eminem Pays Tribute to Proof in Leaked Song 'Difficult'

December 31, 2010, 7:13 am GMT

Riding solo in the slow jam, the Slim Shady dedicates his verses to the fallen D12 member who was killed in 2006.

Eminem

Eminem's songs keep flooding the web. After being heard on all-star track "Syllables" and collaborating with Jazmine Sullivan in "Cocaine", now the Slim Shady salutes fellow rapper Proof, the former member of D12, in another song "Difficult".

Proof was gunned down in a nightclub in 2006, and the Slim Shady devotes his verses to remember him in this track. His usual furious rhymes turn into soft, gentle ones when talking about his late friend, "I don't know where it came from, but it just stuck with us, we was always brothers/ Never thought about each other's skin colors."

"Doody, most of my life it's just been me and you there/ I continuously stare at pictures of you. I never got to say 'I love you' as much as I wanted to, but I do/ Yeah, I say it now when you can't hear me/ What the f*** good does that do me now?/ But somehow I know you're near me."

Eminem has also paid homage to Proof in "Recovery" song "You're Never Over". He raps, "If Proof could see me now, I know he'd be proud/ Somewhere in me deep down, there's something in me he found/ That made him believe in me, no one can beat me now."

More Eminem News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Mila Kunis Shows Off Her Slim Post-Baby Body Eight Weeks After Giving Birth to Baby Wyatt

November 26, 2014, 3:19 am GMT

Rihanna Previews Brand New Song on Instagram

November 26, 2014, 3:10 am GMT

'Pan' Taken to Neverland in First Teaser Trailer Featuring Hugh Jackman

November 26, 2014, 3:02 am GMT

Video: Macklemore Joins Ferguson Protesters Following Verdict

November 26, 2014, 2:45 am GMT

Bill Cosby Still Gets Support From Spelman College as Other Schools Back Away Amid Scandal

November 26, 2014, 2:20 am GMT

Ariana Grande Responds to Bette Midler's Diss, Says She's Still a Fan

November 26, 2014, 2:13 am GMT

Police Officer Darren Wilson Says He Feared for His Life in Interview With ABC News

November 26, 2014, 2:06 am GMT

Eva Mendes Talks About Daughter's Name in First Interview Since Giving Birth

November 26, 2014, 1:56 am GMT
Switch to Desktop Version.