Proof Sherallene “Pepper” Holton-White

RIP: Proof’s Mother Sherallene “Pepper” Holton-White Dies


The mother of Detroit legend Proof has died.

proof Sherallene “Pepper” Holton-White, known to most as Mama P has passed away. Mrs. Holton-White was known in Detroit for her big personality, owning several of her own social clubs. She also greatly valued education completing a Master’s degree just months before her passing.

After the death of her only child, DeShaun “Proof” Holton in 2006, Mrs. Holton-White went on to establish The Proof Foundation. The foundation was established to support music programs in Detroit Public Schools, and also hosted annual candlelight vigils on the anniversary of Proof’s death.

Sherallene Holton-White leaves to mourn siblings, nieces and nephews, five grandchildren, and the entire Detroit Hip-Hop Community. She was 64 years old. Funeral services have yet to be set.

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