Rapper Young Dolph killed in Memphis shooting

According to police reports, rapper Young Dolph was killed in a Memphis shooting at a cookie shop on Airways Boulevard. He was 36 years old.

There were multiple people on scene where there was a broken window at Makeda’s Butter Cookies in Memphis. The rapper was just there last week according to a video posted to Twitter.

Young Dolph, whose real name is Adolph Thorton Jr., was a graduate of Hamilton High School in Memphis. He was a very popular rapper who some called the “King of Memphis” after his first album.

Dolph had tremendous commercial success, charting multiple singles on the Billboard charts.

Memphis police have not yet formally released the victims name.

The rapper has been in a fued with other rappers and a Tennessee state representative says there is a possibility for violence as a result, calling for a curfew in Memphis.

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