Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Entertainment

RIP: Memphis rapper Young Dolph dead at 36


Prince Williams/Wireimage

Memphis rapper Young Dolph was killed inside a cookie shop by an unknown gunman, law enforcement officials confirmed. He was 36.

The shooting occurred at Makeda’s Butter Cookies on Airways Boulevard, according to WHBQ. He was a frequent visitor to the shop to buy cookies.

The assailant ran into the shop and shot Dolph twice. The rapper, born Adolph Thornton, Jr., reportedly returned fire before expiring.

Last month, Dolph performed at ONE Musicfest at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia (above).

Prince Williams/ATLPics.net

Dolph, pictured in Atlanta in 2018, was best known for his debut studio album, King of Memphis, which peaked at number 49 on the Billboard 200 chart.

His second album, Rich Slave was released in 2020 and peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Crowds gathered at the crime scene and filmed the aftermath with their cell phones.

“Bruh they done killed Young Dolph bro what the f***… bro ain’t no way these folks done just killed Dolph,” a bystander said. “Ain’t no way these folks just straight came and ran down on Dolph.”

The rapper was previously shot outside a retail store in Hollywood, Los Angeles on September 26, 2017. He survived three gunshot wounds.



Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

You May Also Like

Jail

“Seven incarcerated men were charged in an attack last month at Essex County Correctional Facility that left a 22-year-old jailed there in critical condition,...

Young Dolph

Wow! Young Dolph’s Allege K*llers Goes Live. Calls For Soulja Boy & Enjoys 10 Seconds Of Fame. Watch below:

Young Dolph

Memphis rapper Young Dolph was shot and killed outside of a popular store in Memphis, Makeda’s Butter Cookies. Maurice Hill, the owner of the...

Murder

On the scene of a shooting on Airways. I’m hearing Memphis rapper Young Dolph may be a victim in the shooting. Shooting happened at...

Advertisement