According to Fox 13 News Memphis, Young Dolph was shot and killed in his hometown while visiting a local cookie shop. Many are saddened and surprised by the rapper’s sudden death. And even more upset that it happened in the safety of his hometown.
A Facebook live video surfaced of someone recording at the scene. According to Fox 14 Memphis, three law enforcement officers confirmed that he was dead.
Young Dolph performed his popular singles “Get Paid” and “Cut It” live at the Royal South Central in Atlanta in 2016 to promote his debut album King of Memphis, alongside Solo Lucci and others. Since then, he has continued to contribute straight hits to hip-hop and stay relevant as an artist and entrepreneur.
We will keep you updated as more news begins to surface.
Sending peace, love, and prayers to Adolph Thornton Jr & his family.