Young Dolph was an American rapper, producer and musician who had a net worth of €2.6 million.
|Estimated value:||2.6 million euros|
|Born on the:||July 27, 1985|
|Source of wealth:||Rapper, record label owner|
|Last update:||October 2021|
The rapper tragically passed away on November 17, 2021 at the age of 36. He was murdered with a gun in a cookie store.
Young Dolph, a cousin of Juice Wrld and an indie rap star, was murdered in Memphis on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, multiple law enforcement agencies said.
At around 1 p.m. local time, Thornton was buying cookies from Makeda’s Butter Cookies when a gunman got out of a vehicle and shot through the window.
Young Dolph’s childhood and career
Young Dolph was born Adolph Thornton Jr. on July 27, 1985 in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to Memphis, Tennessee with his family when he was two years old. In 2009 he released his debut mixtape Paper Route Campaign to critical acclaim.
Dolph also released the album Welcome to DolphWorld .
He was the founder of Paper Route Empire, a record label. He has frequently collaborated with rapper Gucci Mane. He also released 16, Shittin On The Industry, 16 Zips, High Class Street Music, Cross Country Trappin, South Memphis Kingpin, and Blue Magic as solo albums.
Young Dolph released his debut studio album King of Memphis in 2016 . The album peaked at #5 on the US Rap chart, #9 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and #49 on the Billboard 200 chart. His album Bulletproof was released in 2017 and reached #14 on the US Rap chart, #19 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and #36 on the Billboard 200 chart.
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There’s a reason the late Young Dolph is considered one of the most respected MCs and entrepreneurs on the scene.
In addition to his debut album “King of Memphis”, which conquered the Billboard charts, he was also very successful as a manager in the music industry. Not all artists can do this with ease.
Although the hip-hop world has taken another blow with the death of the Memphis-native artist, fans, friends and fellow musicians have supported his loved ones.
With so little known about his case, it’s only natural that the hip-hop community would want to know what’s next for him. As fans continue to wait for news about his family, they also hope they are well taken care of.
Maurice Hill, the cookie shop’s owner, told the broadcaster that Young Dolph entered the store to buy some cookies. Unfortunately, an unknown person drove up to the store in a car and shot him dead on sight.