Artist verifiedYoung Dolph

American rapper and songwriter Young Dolph is one of the most successful musicians out of Memphis, TN.

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Who is Young Dolph? Young Dolph is an American rapper and songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee. His real name is Adolph Thornton Jr., and he was born on August 11th, 1985. He released his first album, King of Memphis, in 2016, which peaked at number 49 on the US Billboard 200 chart. Since then, he has released four more studio albums and a number of mixtapes. Young Dolph has collaborated with numerous other artists such as Lil Yachty, Kodak Black, 2 Chainz, and 21 Savage. Early Life and Education Young Dolph grew up in South Memphis in a tough neighborhood. He attended the local high school but dropped out before graduating. He then briefly attended the University of Memphis before deciding to pursue a career in music. Despite his lack of education, Young Dolph had a true passion for rap music and worked hard to perfect his craft.Career In 2008, Young Dolph released his first mixtape titled Paper Route Campaign. It was well-received by fans and critics alike, prompting him to continue making music. In 2010 he released his second mixtape High Class Street Music, which featured the hit single “Get This Money”. He followed it up with two more mixtapes in 2011 and 2012 respectively. In 2016 he released his debut studio album King of Memphis which peaked at number 49 on the US Billboard 200 chart. Since then he has released four more studio albums and numerous mixtapes. He has also worked with many popular artists such as Lil Yachty, Kodak Black, 2 Chainz, and 21 Savage. Awards & Achievements Young Dolph has had much success in his career thus far. His song “Get This Money” was featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto V as part of its soundtrack. He has also been nominated for several awards including Best Rap/Hip-Hop Artist at the Memphis Music Awards in 2017 and Best Rap Performance at the Soul Train Music Awards in 2018. Personal Life Not much is known about Young Dolph’s personal life as he prefers to keep it private. He is currently 35 years old and still lives in Memphis, Tennessee.