Young Dolph raps about being hit by ‘one hundred shots’ in chill song released years before brutal shooting

YEAR before he was shot down in Memphis, Young Dolph rapped about being hit by “one hundred shots” on his 2017 song of the same name.

The song’s music video, which has nearly 96 million views at the time of writing, features Young Dolph surrounded by his entourage on top of luxury cars.

The song is about a shooting incident that Dolph survived in 2017


The song is about a shooting incident that Dolph survived in 2017Credit: Redferns
Dolph surrounded by luxurious cards and his entourage


Dolph surrounded by luxurious cards and his entourageCredit: YouTube

In the song, young dolph, whose real name is Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., claims that people shoot at him and poke fun when they miss.

“How did you miss a hundred pictures?” rapper jokes in the song.

Footage shows Dolph rapping inside the shooting range with bullets surrounding him as he and those around him make gestures that look like they’re holding guns.


Songs that might be related to Dolph was shot and survived in February of that year.

Dolph was in Charlotte for the Central Interscholastic Athletes Association (CIAA) tournament weekend on February 26, 2017.

Before the game, his SUV is said to have been shot more than 100 times at the intersection of 8 and North Caldwell Street near an apartment complex.

Later that night, Dolph performed at Charlotte’s Cameo Night Club with Migos and 21 Savage.

He also uploaded a post Twitter, apparently responding to the alleged gunmen.

Read ours Young Dolph’s Live Blog for the latest news and updates…

“U relax,” he tweeted alongside a crying face emoji.

The 36-year-old rapper has publicly admitted that he has been the target of violence since he was a teenager.

“I’ve been targeted since I was 17, 18, 19,” he said in an interview with Guardians.

The rapper admits that he didn’t grow up in the best surroundings, which led him to look to certain methods of making money.

When asked how, he replied: “Hustle – you’ve been seeing it for so long that you start getting into it.”

Dolph was shot before and seriously injured in September 2017 after three men confronted him outside the Memphis’ Loews Hollywood hotel. A fight broke out, in which Dolph was shot.

He also made headlines again in 2019 when he revealed that thieves had stolen more than $500,000 worth of jewelry from his car.

“I really don’t care about that. I’m so lucky and highly favored, you know what I mean?, that’s what makes the world go around,” he said at the time.


Young Dolph was shot and killed yesterday while shopping at Makeda’s Cookies, a place he frequented.

The rapper has been in town since Monday to visit his aunt, who has cancer and is also handing out turkeys over Thanksgiving, which he famously did.

“He was in [Makeda’s], and someone lunged at him and took his life,” said his cousin, Mareno Myers.

Artists are said to be not alone when he was shot, However, the outlet reports it is unclear who he was with or if they were injured.

Young Dolph is a 36-year-old rapper who has been in the field for many years. His debut mixtape, Paper Route Campaign was released in 2008, years before his first studio album King of Memphis in 2016.

He has collaborated with many rappers including 2 Chainz, Key Glock, TI, Gucci Mane and Megan Thee Stallion.

Tributes to the rapper have been overwhelming since reports of his death.

Megan Thee Stallion Post a picture of Young Dolph on her Instagram. “He was so genuine and so nice to me,” she wrote. “Rest In Peace to become a true legend.”

Above Twitter, Gucci Mane wrote: “RIP for my friend Dolph, this broke my heart”

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Local shop owner Comfort Coin-Operated Laundry told The Sun: “My worker here fell to the floor when he heard gunshots.

“We will be closing soon. Everything is closed. The street in front of the store and all the streets next to it is closed because people are flocking here to see what happened.”

There is no information about Shooter was released, and it is not clear whether the suspect escaped or not.

People with information about the shooting have been asked to call 901-528-CASH.

Fans and fellow rappers posted tributes after Dolph .'s death


Fans and fellow rappers posted tributes after Dolph .’s deathCredit: Reuters
There are currently no suspects listed


There are currently no suspects listedCredit: Getty

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