More than a victim of hip-hop’s violent tendencies, Blakk Attakk executive producer Jerome Almon tells The Detroit News that the killing of D12 rapper Proof is a casualty of the city. “You have to avoid Detroit when you get famous,” he said. “If you go to any other city, Atlanta, L.A., there’s a rap ‘industry,’ they do cooperate. Here, it’s cannibalism. It’s like no other place in America. Although we have hip-hop summits here and the ‘hip-hop mayor,’ there is beef that’s going on, and nobody has addressed it.”
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