Who exactly is Young Dolph? Young Dolph is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee. He started his rap career in 2008 after going through some rough times in his life. This is the year that Dolph was in a horrific car accident that almost cost him his life. He also lost his grandma to lung cancer the following year. These incidents served as a “wake-up call” and he decided to take music seriously. Young’s first mixtape Paper Route Campaign was a huge success and a stepping stone to his career as a music artist. He has also released other mixtapes such Welcome to Dolph world in 2010, High-class street music (2011,) and a Time to Kill released in 2012. He has also done collaborations with artists such as Rick Ross, Young Jeezy and 2 Chainz.
Young Dolph Net worth:
There is no doubt that Young started his music career late, but has it stopped him from making lots of money? The answer is a big NO. He has an expected net worth of $ 1,000,000 as of 2017.
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That’s pretty impressive. Adolph Thornton aka Young Dolph is also the C.E.O and founder of Paper Route Empire which releases most of his music.
Young Dolph Biography:
Youth Dolph conceived as Adolph Thornton Jr on born August 11, 1985, in Chicago, Illinois. They relocated to Memphis when he was only two years old. He has four siblings, two brothers, and two sisters. His early life was not what you would call normal. In one of his tracks titled “preach,” he reveals how his mother was always on the streets in search of drugs. In fact, his parents were both crack addicts.
Dolph started his music career in 2008. His debut mixtape came out in 2009.He also releases his music independently. Many record label companies have approached him but, he always turns them down. He thus releases his music through the record label Paper Route Empire. Over the years, he has released several mixtapes and made collaborations with big names such as Gucci Mane and O.T Genasis. He was also part of “cut it” single alongside O.T Genasis and the single was a huge success and appeared at position 35 in Billboard top 200 charts.
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Young Dolph released his debut studio album “King of Memphis” in February 2016. The album appeared at number 5 on Top Rap Album chart and number 9 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Dolph’s latest mixtape “Gelato” was released in February 2017.