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What Happened To Young Dolph? Know About The Tragic Death Of The 36-year-old Rapper

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Popular rapper Young Dolph of America died on 17 November 2021. His original name was Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. He had How many people to gain success just like him. He was known for his legendary raps and was a notable musician over the years. Today, we will be discussing his career about which fans want to learn more. His sudden death is very shocking news for everyone and fans mourn the rapper’s loss. 

The reason behind the death of 36-year-old Young Dolph is that someone shot and killed him in Memphis, Tennessee on Wednesday. 

He was a father to two children whom he left along with his baby Mama Mia Jaye. Mia Jaye and Young Dolph were in a long-term relationship but never married each other. 

The Net Worth Of Young Dolph In 2021

Young Dolph was a musician who released his debut album “King of Memphis” in 2016 after which he gained enough popularity for his other mixtapes “Paper Route Campaign” released in 2018 and “Welcome 2 Dolph World” released in 2010. 


He was the owner of Label Company, Paper Route Empire (PRE) and the artists who signed were Key Glock and Big Moochie.

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Considering all of his income and source of earning, Young Dolph had an estimated net worth of $3 million in 2021. This estimate is the calculation by the sources. 

At the time of his death, he was rich enough to survive smoothly with a luxurious life. 

In 2015, Young Dolph appears for the first time on O.T Genesis’ Cut It. He was at the 35th position out of 100 on the billboard.

His debut album was holding 49th rank on the Billboard of 200 names.

Young Dolph was a Helper to Others

Young Dolph was famous as a rapper but he was also known for his nature of helping others. 

The donation of $25,000 at his alma mater was submitted by Young Dolph in 2020. He studied at Hamilton High School. 

As per the sources, Young Dolph and his record label planned a holiday campaign along with Ida Mae Family Foundation this week. They would have provided food and clothes to the poverty-stricken families in the Memphis area, during the campaign.

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In 2018, there was news about two people who played Young’s music ‘Get paid’ in a coffee shop at Duke University because of which they got fired. Later, Young Dolph shell out $20,000 to the two baristas who were in the headlines. 


As a prize, he offered his Lamborghini to the winner Jack Davila who lives in Dallas, Texas, and is a 23-year-old guy.  

Fans Reaction on Young Dolph’s Death

After getting the news of Young Dolph’s death, people started posting tweets which are as follows:

  • Chicago’s very own good-hearted Young Dolph. Rest in peace.
  • My heart sank so low when I got this news! I didn’t know you but you test my heart and help me through something.
  • Out there in the streets ain’t no such thing as love. Preach… I cannot believe a real one go @youngdolph you broke the city heart today. 

Khushi Kanchan is a content writer, from India, who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in commerce. She has earned experience in writing for technological, financial, and beauty niches and is adaptable to changing content themes. She possesses a quick learning ability that aids her in the creation of reader-friendly content.

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