How Did Young Dolph Die?
Sadly, once again the music industry is in mourning, especially for those who follow rap and hip-hop closely because the death of rapper Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr. – better known as Young Dolph – was confirmed at 36 years old. Undoubtedly, this news shocked his fans and those who closely followed his career, as they murdered him in the middle of a shooting that until the time of writing this note, have not yet captured the person responsible.
How Did Young Dolph Die?
Rapper Young Dolph, 36, was shopping for cookies when a man shot and killed him on Wednesday in Memphis, Tennessee. Now the authorities are looking for the person responsible.
According to The Associated Press news agency, local police have no information on the suspect who shot the artist at Makeda’s Cookie’s store, located near the Memphis International Airport.
The tragic shooting death of rap artist Young Dolph serves as another reminder of the pain that violent crime brings with it. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
The Daily Memphian newspaper reported that Young Dolph’s cousin Mareno Myers said the rapper had been in town since Monday visiting an aunt who has cancer and was also handing out Thanksgiving turkeys.
“He was inside (the store) and someone jumped at him and took his life,” Myers told the newspaper.
As the city police announced, there has been no evidence of the suspect or suspects. The incident took place in the Makeda’s Cookies store near Memphis International Airport.
The tragic death of rap artist Young Dolph “is another reminder of the pain that violent crime brings,” said Mayor Jim Strickland. Instagram
Who Was Young Young Dolph?
Young Dolph was born Adolph Thornton Jr. in Chicago. He moved to Memphis when he was two years old. In 2008 he published “Paper Route Campaign” In, 2016 his debut studio album came out: “King of Memphis”. Three of his albums made it into the top ten on the Billboard 200; “Rich Slave” from 2020 landed in fourth place.
His music is often about drugs and Memphis life. “I know what the street wants to hear. I know what the street goes through, the jargon, the fashion, everything, ”he said in a 2020 interview with Forbes magazine. “That is my life.”
Young Dolph has been shot several times in the past. In February and September 2017, he survived gunfire attacks in Charlotte and Los Angeles.
The real name of Young Dolph is “Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr.”.
Young Dolph was born on 27 July 1985 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., and died on 17 November 2021 at the age of 36.
He has two children with his partner Mia jaye.