Young Dolph
The American rapper is said to have been shot

American rapper Young Dolph performs in Florida.

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American rap singer Young Dolph was shot dead in Memphis on Wednesday, according to US media reports. The investigation is ongoing.

American rapper Young Dolph was reportedly shot dead in Memphis on Wednesday afternoon (November 17). Suggests that der US-Sender Fox 13. According to the report, the 36-year-old musician was on his way out of a shop when he was hit by a passing car. Local police in Memphis Confirmed on Twitter“A man was pronounced dead at the scene” after the shooting but has not yet been officially identified. The investigation is ongoing.

American popular portal “TMZ” writes, This is not the first time Young Dolph has been shot. In 2017, he was seriously injured in a shooting and underwent surgery. According to the rapper, jealousy and hatred were the motives of the perpetrators at the time.

Life of a young dolphin

Young Dolph Adolf Thornton Jr. was born in 1985 in Chicago. At the age of two, he moved with his two brothers to live with his grandmother in Memphis, where he also grew up. He had two sisters who stayed in Chicago. After high school, he decided against college and instead focused on his music career. In 2009 he released his first mixsteps in the Dirty South style, a sub-genre of hip hop.

In 2014, Young Dolph made his breakthrough with the song “Breach” from the mixstep “High Class Street Music 4”. In the same year his son was born. In 2016 his debut album “King of Memphis” was released, which peaked at number 49 on the US Album Chart. Throughout his life, he has worked with artists such as rapper 2 Chains (44) and Rick Rose (45). The rapper has 4.5 million followers on Instagram.

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