Adolph Thornton Junior is professionally famous by his stage name ‘Young Dolph’. He is the prestigious American rapper with the amazing songwriting abilities. He has launched some of the most outstanding music numbers in his professional hip hop career. He rose to prominence with his debut studio album ‘King of Memphis’ in February 2016. It proved to be a massive success for the rising star. The album secured 49th spot on the US Billboard Hot 200 chart. The guy also made appearance on the famous track ‘Cut it’, which got positioned at number 35 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Just like other famous rappers from the American hip hop industry, Dolph also established several connections in the professional world. He has performed associated acts with Key Glock, Peewee Longway, Zaytoven, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, O.T., Genasis, and Young Scooter. He is signed to Paper Route Empire music label. He stepped into the world of professional singing in 2008. He is experienced in gangsta rap and hip hop genres. Young was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
It is very unlikely to see that the majority of music albums of a rapper go into top charts. Young is one of those lucky rap artists who saw their musical collections peaking at top positions on the US billboard. Some of the noteworthy studio albums are titled Tracking Numbers, King of Memphis, Thinking Out Loud, Bulletproof, and Role Model. Furthermore, Dolph launched more than a few hit mixtapes which grabbed the attention of music circles. He also rolled out an extended play titled ‘Niggas Get Shot Everday’. He also got featured in music numbers of other artists.
Who are Young Dolph's Parents?
Young was born on Aug 11, 1985, in Illinois, USA. He was named Adolph Thornton Junior by his parents. The future rapper was just two years of age when the entire family switched to Memphis, Tennessee. Dolph was raised alongside four siblings, two brothers, and two sisters. He didn’t get proper attention and love from his parents. Grandmother of Dolph mostly raised all four siblings as well. They were dependent on their grandmother. He opened eyes in a criminally-influenced environment. Wicked people used to practice things like drug dealing. He was prone to bad things despite many warnings from his grandmother. No further information could be found about the parents of famous American rapper.
Young was influenced by other rappers at an early age. He always listened to his favorite music and followed the style of rap artists. He didn’t get love and affection from his parents during his childhood. Her father and mother remained absent most of the time. After the sudden death of his grandmother in 2008, Dolph as devastated. His grandmother was everything for him in this world. He tried his best to come out of the trauma, but nothing helped the poor guy. Finally, he used rapping to express his feelings and thoughts. Soon after starting the rap, he began feeling better with each passing day. He made up his mind to pursue a career in the professional rap industry.
Dolph took his official rap start by launching a mixtape under the caption ‘Paper Route Campaign’. It garnered critical acclaim due to outstanding lyrics and fabulous compositions. He was overwhelmed with happiness to see the ultimate success of his first-ever musical launch. The positive feedback from music circles boosted his confidence and the stunner started to work on his future projects to make the most of his singing talent.
He went on to release more mixtapes such as ‘Welcome 2 Dolph World’, ‘High-Class Street Music’, ‘Blue Magic’, ‘A Time 2 Kill’, ‘High-Class Street Music 2’, ‘Cross Country Trappin’, ‘High-Class Street Music 3’, ‘East Atlanta Memphis’, ‘South Memphis Kingpin’, ‘BagMen’, ’16 Zips’, ‘High-Class Street Music 5’, ‘Felix Brothers’, ‘Gelato’, ‘Bosses & Shooters’, ‘Shittin’ On The Industry’, and ‘Rich Crack Baby’. Most of these mixtapes went into top charts and helped him gain critical acclaim from across the United States.
Young also launched an extended play under the moniker ‘Niggas Get Shot Everyday’ on Feb 16, 2018. It turned out to be a great success, securing number 59 position on the US Billboard, 29 on US R&B, and number 24 on the US Rap. The fantastic rapper launched 6 full-length studio albums throughout his professional rap career. These were titled ‘King of Memphis’, ‘Bulletproof’, ‘Dum and Dummer’, ‘Thinking Out Loud’, ‘Tracking Numbers’, and ‘Role Model’. Most of the albums received outstanding remakes from fans and critics. This really helped Young to enjoy a successful professional singing career.
On Sep 26, 2017, an unfortunate incident took place when someone shot multiple gun fires at Young Dolph outside a retail store located in Hollywood, LA. He was bleeding out after getting wounds. However, the rapper was immediately taken to the nearest hospital. Doctors declared his injuries non-life-threatening. He was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition. By the grace of God, he started to recover soon. According to criminal investigations, Yo Gotti (the famous American rapper) was declared the person of interest in that shooting incident. The unfortunate event played a key role in changing life habits of Dolph. He started to think about life in a different perspective after recovering from injuries.
Does Young Dolph Have a girlfriend?
Celebrities seldom stay away from dating and romantic associations. They have money, fame, and time to enjoy their life. Just like many other American rappers, Dolph has also been romantically involved with a couple of women. He never discussed his personal life in front of the media or fans. He prefers keeping all the private stuff secret. The guy hasn’t married any woman as of today. However, he has fathered two kids from his secret relationships with unknown women. According to recent information, he is enjoying a romantic life with a girl named Mia Jaye.
How much is Young Dolph's Net Worth?
Dolph is one of those American rappers, who have been able to make the most of their singing sensation. He worked day and night to roll out as many musical hits as he could. The talented rapper has been able to pile up an estimated net worth of US $3 Million after the successful launch of several hit studio albums, mixtapes, EPs, and singles.