D12 (aka The Dirty Dozen and D-Twizzy) is an American hip-hop group originating from Detroit, Michigan which have had albums reach the top of the US, AUS and UK album charts - Devil's Night in 2001 and D12 World in 2004. D12 was formed in 1990, but they only achieved mainstream success when their most accomplished member, Eminem, had risen to international fame and notoriety in the early part of the 21st century, although D12 had been a powerful force in the underground rap scene for several years prior.
D12 currently consists of five members:
*Proof (DeShaun? Holton) aka Derty Harry; shot and killed on April 11 2006
years active 1990–present
origin Detroit, Michigan
music genre Detroit Hip-Hop
current members Eminem