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Rapper Young Dolph Dies at 36, Killed in Memphis Area Shooting

Rapper Young Dolph Dies at 36, Killed in Memphis Area Shooting

Rapper Young Dolph, well known for his 2020 album Rich Slave, has been tragically shot and killed at the young age of 36.

He was reportedly shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee on Wednesday (November 17) outside of Makeda‚Äôs Homemade Butter Cookies, Variety reports. Young Dolph’s name quickly began trending after this tragic news broke.

Throughout his music career, he had scored three top 10 albums on the Billboard 200. Rich Slave actually peaked at No. 4 on the chart after it’s release last year.

Young Dolph, who was born Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr, was cousins with the late rapper Juice Wrld, who passed away in late 2019 from an accidental overdose.

Our thoughts are with Young Dolph‘s friends, family, and loved ones during this tragic time. We will provide updates as they become available. RIP.

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