Adolph Thornton, Jr. (born August 11, 1985), better known by his stage name Young Dolph, is an American rapper. In February 2016, Dolph released his debut studio album, King of Memphis, which peaked at number 49 on the Billboard 200 chart.
In early 2017, Young Dolph was apparently the target of gunfire in Charlotte, North Carolina.It was speculated that the shooting had stemmed from a rivalry between Dolph and rapper Yo Gotti
, though both parties have remained silent. Young Dolph used the publicity to promote his second studio album Bulletproof.
On September 26, 2017, Young Dolph was shot multiple times outside of a local retail store in Los Angeles. He received multiple gunshots wounds which upon being hospitalized were being treated as non-life threatening. A few hours later, Young Dolph was being treated under critical condition. Moments after the shooting, Yo Gotti was named as a person of interest in relation to the shooting.
Adolph Thornton, Jr.
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