Rapper Young Dolph, best known for his 2020 album Rich Slave and collaborations with his cousin and fellow Memphis rapper Key Glock, has died in a shooting in Memphis, Tenn. He was 36.
The shooting took place at Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies in South Memphis on Wednesday afternoon, local station FOX News 13 reported. The owner of the store told the outlet that Young Dolph walked in to buy cookies at around 1 p.m. when someone drove up and shot him.
Young Dolph, whose real name was Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr., was born in Chicago but moved to Memphis at