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Young Dolph Shot And Killed In Hometown of Memphis

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Young Dolph Shot and Killed in Memphis

Young Dolph has shot and killed in his hometown of Memphis. The rapper was 36.

Born Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr., the rapper was shot outside of Makeda’s Butter Cookies. Staff told FOX13 that Dolph came in the store to buy cookies when a vehicle pulled up and opened fire, fatally striking the rapper around 1 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Dolph was just there a week ago showing love to the local business.

Fans hopped on Instagram Live and confirmed that it was Dolph’s vehicle that had been hit.

Young Dolph dropped his debut album King of Memphis in 2016. However, the Memphis native had been in the game for over ten years with notable mixtapes, Paper Route Campaign, High Class Street Music, East Atlanta Memphis and several others, collaborating with Gucci Mane and Peewee Longway.

In 2017, Dolph was shot and left in a critical but stable condition following an argument that occurred in Hollywood. That same year, over 100 shots were fired at Young Dolph‘s SUV in Charlotte, North Carolina during the CIAA sports tournament, where he was scheduled to perform. Dolph responded by dropping a mixtape titled, Bulletproof.

His most recent project, Dum and Dummer 2, with cousin and Paper Route Empire signee, Key Glock, dropped in March.

Our condolences go out to Young Dolph’s family and friends.

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Ashanti & Nelly Engaged & Expecting First Child Together

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It’s official! Ashanti and Nelly are expecting their first child together.

The songstress confirmed to ESSENCE, saying, “This new year of my life is such a blessing full of love, hope, and anticipation. Motherhood is something that I have looked forward to, and sharing this with my family, fiancé, and loyal fans, who have been so supportive of my career, is an amazing experience.”

In addition to the news, the couple has announced their partnership as co-owners of Proov, alongside founder Amy Beckley, PhD. Proov is a pioneering diagnostics company that offers affordable at-home tests designed to aid couples in their conception journey, providing valuable insights and support without breaking the bank. These medical-grade tests illuminate potential obstacles to conception, empowering individuals on their path to parenthood.


This new addition will mark Ashanti’s first child and Nelly’s third. The “Hot in Herre” rapper is also a father to his adult children, Chanelle, 29, and Cornell Haynes III, 24, from a previous relationship. Nelly also adopted his late sister Jackie Donahue’s children, Shawn and Sydney Thomas, after her passing from leukemia in 2005.

Ashanti shared her pregnancy announcement on Instagram through a heartwarming video that included a moment with her mother, Tina Douglas. In the clip, Ashanti is seen preparing for a show, and her mother, acting as her timekeeper, asks how much time she needs to get ready. After being asked twice, Ashanti emerges from behind the curtains and responds, “I’ma need about nine months,” leaving Tina pleasantly surprised by the joyous news.


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NBA YoungBoy Arrested in Utah: Facing Charges Ranging from Drug Offenses to Identity Fraud

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NBA YoungBoy, also known as YoungBoy Never Broke Again, has found himself in legal trouble once again as he was apprehended on Tuesday, Apr. 16, in Utah. The charges against him span a range of offenses, from identity fraud and forgery to multiple drug-related charges.

According to records from the Cache County Sheriff’s Office, the charges, which originated from his hometown in Louisiana, include patterns of unlawful activity, attempts to obtain drugs, identity fraud, forgery, possession of controlled substances, and possession of a dangerous weapon. At the time of his arrest, NBA YoungBoy, born Kentrell Gaulden, was under house arrest in Utah.

NBA YoungBoy Arrested in Utah Facing Charges Ranging from Drug Offenses to Identity Fraud

In October 2022, YoungBoy Never Broke Again was granted bond by Louisiana Chief U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick after being arrested in March 2022. He had been placed in FBI custody due to an outstanding warrant related to drug and weapons charges from a September 2020 arrest in Baton Rouge, where he was filming a music video.

Last month, NBA YoungBoy released his seventh studio project, titled “Compliments Of Gravedigger Mountain,” featuring 13 tracks. Notably, this marks his thirteenth project in the past two years alone.

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Gunna Announces New Album ‘One of Wun’

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Gunna has announced the release of his new album, “One of Wun.”

The cover art, created by Calvin Clausell Jr. with creative direction by Spike Jordan of The Genius Club and art direction/design by Tal Midyan, was unveiled to accompany the announcement on socials. While no release date has been specified, the album is now available for pre-order, including physical copies.

The album will be distributed by Young Stoner Records/300 Entertainment.

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