SiriusXM remembers hip-hop star Young Dolph, dead at 36
SiriusXM is sad to report that rapper Young Dolph, best known for his 2020 album Rich Slave and collaborations with his cousin Key Glock, was shot and killed in his native Memphis, TN. He was 36.
Young Dolph, whose real name was Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., dropped his debut studio album, King of Memphis, in 2016. The album reached No. 49 on the Billboard 200 chart, a record he topped in 2020 with his seventh album, Rich Slave, which reached No. 4.
On Wednsday, November 24th at 12 pm ET, tune in to a new episode of The 2 Trill Show on LL COOL J’s Rock the Bells Radio (Ch. 43) as Bun B remembers the life and legacy of his close friend Young Dolph, and talks with other artists about the late rapper’s impact on the culture. Hear replays of the tribute episode on Friday, November 26th at 12 am and 2 pm ET; Saturday, November 27th at 8 am ET; Sunday, November 28th at 8 pm ET; and Monday, November 29th at 7 am ET. The episode will also be available on the SXM App for a limited time.
Additionally, revisit his exclusive interview with host Gray Rizzy — in which the rapper talks about working with Megan Thee Stallion and Juicy J and more — from 2020.