About the Incident
HIGH ALERT: The famous rapper of Memphis, Young Dolph, was shot and killed yesterday, on 17th November 2021, inside a bakery near Airways Boulevard. Three law enforcement sources have confirmed Rapper Young’s death.
Rapper Young Dolph was shot at a famous local bakery known as “Makeda’s Cookies”. The owner of the Makeda’s Cookies bakery, Maurice Hill, said that his employees told him that Rapper Young Dolph came into the store to buy cookies but soon after that an unknown person came over there who shot and killed him at the South Memphis bakery.
Few witnesses recognized Rapper Young Dolph’s car as it was having an exceptional and distinct camouflaged paint job.
Who Was Young Dolph?
Young Dolph’s real name was Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. He was thirty-six years old. His first debut album was released in 2016 which became very famous leading to countless views on video through the YouTube platform.
Many other actors and artists had paid tribute to him including Stallion Megan and Rapper Chance. He was born on 27th July 1985 in Chicago.
He has done seven music albums that got a lot of fame from his fans all around the world. Rapper Young’s career began in 2008 when his first mixtape album named “Paper Route Campaign” was released. By 2010 then he formed his own and independent Paper Route Empire. Later in 2011, he developed his rap style.
His most renowned albums include: “Cut It”, “King of Memphis”, “Bulletproof”, “Niggas Get Shot Everyday” and many more.
Police Investigation and Statements Regarding the Incident
The Memphis Police Department chief Cerelyn C.J. Davis requested the citizens to stay in their houses at nighttime due to everyone’s security concerns and until this case is resolved and leave only in case of emergency.
She further mentioned that: “We also strongly encourage everyone to remain calm as we actively perform our investigation. The Memphis Police Department is providing an increased presence in areas of the city that might be directly impacted by this unfortunate incident.
We are committed to working with the community to stop these senseless murders. We are also committed to bringing those responsible for today’s shooting and others to justice.” Chief Cerelyn declared that the reason for this murder has not been identified yet but it has been confirmed that the crime took place at the Makeda’s Cookies bakery.
Also, the chief did not speak about the suspect and whether this attack was linked with previous attacks made on Rapper Young which failed luckily.
Previous Murder Attempts
Twice in 2017, Rapper Young faced murder attempts and was shot. In February in Charlotte, North Carolina, a random suspect fired a hundred bullets on Rapper Young’s car but luckily and fortunately he was safe and was not shot or hurt.
One of the three suspects of this firing incident, Gotti associate Blac Youngsta surrendered to authorities in Charlotte for their alleged involvement in the shooting. Then after a few months Rapper, Young was severely injured after a suspect shot him multiple times outside of a Hollywood hotel in Los Angeles.
Though he made a full recovery, and subsequent media reports suggested the incident was somehow the result of the long-running musical and personal feud with Mims.
Condolences on Rapper Young’s Death
One of Young’s friends said that: “I am shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic loss of my dear friend and client, Young Dolph. The world has lost an icon, a great man and beloved artist who has been taken too soon.
His dedication, drive, hard work, and loyalty to all those around him always came first and he will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this most difficult time.”
Rapper Young’s death is a sudden shock for his friends and especially for his millions of fans. Many of his friends and fans have sent farewell messages to pay a tribute to him saying that he was one of his kind, very rare, very humble, very iconic, and an absolute legend.
Thirty-six is a very young age to leave, but we hope that his soul rests in peace and that his family, friends, and fans recover soon from the grief of his death. Despite that, it is the duty of the police and the right of citizens to get justice at the time of need because justice delayed is justice denied.
It is very simple to opt a wrong way for money and other luxuries of life but the one who stands with the right, fights for the right, is the one who succeeds in the end because truth cannot remain hidden, it surely comes out one day.
Also, every human life matters and is very important therefore irrespective of the age of the criminal and their financial background they should be punished according to the constitutional decisions and in the light of the law.