Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr. (born July 27, 1985), known by his stage name Young Dolph, is an American rapper. In 2016, he released his first studio album “The King of Memphis”, which ranked 49th on the Billboard 200 chart. He appeared on O.T. Genasis’ hit single “Cut It” which ranked 35th in the Billboard Hot 100.
Young Dolph’s seventh album, Rich Slave, was released in 2020 and became his top chart project, ranking fourth in the Billboard 200 for the first time. Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. was born on July 27, 1985 in Chicago, Illinois. When he was 2 years old, his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee.  He has two sisters and two brothers, cousins of the late rapper Juice Wrld.
In 2018, Young Dolph’s single “Major” ranked 47th on the popular R&B/Hip-Hop song chart. In July 2019, Dolph released a collaboration album “Dum and Dummer” with Key Glock. The album ranked eighth on the Billboard 200, earning each artist the top 10 for their first album. During the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Dolph released the single “Sunshine” to highlight and respond to the global situation.
Dolph’s seventh album, Rich Slave, was released on August 14, 2020. It was previously the single “Blue Diamonds”, “RNB” and “Death Row” starring Megan Thee Stallion. Dorf explained the title of the album, saying “In this country, black people are reality.” On March 5, 2021, Dolph and Key Glock released the single “Aspen” and announced the release of their second collaboration album “Dum and Dummer 2”, which will be released on March 26, 2021. It is the sequel to Dum and Dummer in 2019. Dumb. The cartoon artwork of this project refers to Beavis & Butthead.