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Who Is Young Dolph?
Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., known by his stage name Young Dolph, was an American rapper.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on July 27, 1985, and then relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, where he was mostly raised by his grandmother.
In 2008, Young Dolph released his debut mixtape, “Paper Route Campaign,” and in 2010, he founded his record label, Paper Route Empire.
Following the success of his mixtapes and group projects, he released his first studio album, “King of Memphis,” in 2016.
The album peaked at number 49 on the Billboard 200 list. Young Dolph’s fifth album, “Rich Slave,” which was released in 2020, became his highest-charting work after making its Billboard 200 debut at position number four.
Young Dolph has worked with a number of well-known artists over his career, including O.T. Genasis on the popular song “Cut It,” which reached at number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100. He and fellow Memphis rapper Yo Gotti got into a fight, and both artists put out diss songs as a result.
Young Dolph was tragically shot and died in Memphis, Tennessee, on November 17, 2021. His passing was a great loss to the music industry, and he was lamented by both fans and other musicians.
His memory is honoured by a number of posthumous albums, including “Long Live Young Dolph” and “Paper Route Frank.” Young Dolph had a long-lasting influence on the hip-hop industry and was well renowned for his charity and community activism.
Young Dolph Wiki
|Full Name||Adolph Robert Thornton Jr.|
|Stage Name||Young Dolph|
|Date of Birth||July 27, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois|
|Date of Death||November 17, 2021|
|Place of Death||Memphis, Tennessee|
|Debut Studio Album||King of Memphis (2016)|
|Highest-Charting Project||Rich Slave (2020)|
|Record Label||Paper Route Empire|
|Notable Hits||“Cut It,” “Preach,” “Major”|
|Collaborators||O.T. Genasis, Gucci Mane, Key Glock, Megan Thee Stallion|
|Shooting Incidents||September 2017, February 2018|
|Philanthropy||Donations to schools and community, Thanksgiving dinners|
|Posthumous Albums||Long Live Young Dolph (2022), Paper Route Frank (2022)|
Young Dolph Siblings
Young Dolph was raised by her grandmother along with his other four siblings. The deceased rapper had two brothers and two sisters.
Their names are not known publicly as they have kept their lives away from the public and the media.
Dolph claimed in an interview with Revolt that when growing up, he was not permitted to have friends around, but that occasionally, homeless youngsters were made to stay with his family.
The rapper claimed that because he was the oldest of the brothers, he decided to become “self-sufficient,”.
He stated saying; “We were in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades, watching this living misery.