RUMORS that Blac Youngsta’s grandma was “shot” have swept the internet after Young Dolph was gunned down – but the reports are false.
After the news about the Memphis rapper’s tragic death broke, several theories are swirling about the aftermath.
Rumors swirled Black Youngsta’s grandma was shot atCredit: Getty
Young Dolph was fatally shot yesterdayCredit: AFP
Some social media users alleged that rapper Blac Youngsta’s grandmother’s house was shot at on the same day as Young’s shooting.
Early reports indicate that the artist, real name Adolph Robert Thornton Jr, was fatally shot at Makeda’s Cookies.
Fox also reports that three law enforcement officers confirmed the young rapper’s death.
The artist was reportedly not alone when he was shot, the outlet reports, however it is not clear who he was with or if they were hurt.
Wild speculations on social media alleged Blac Youngsta’s granny’s house was shot up. Some even claimed that Yo Gotti’s restaurant, Pive, was targeted in a subsequent shooting.
But these rumors aren’t true. Hannah Wallsmith, who works for Memphis news station Action 5 News, refuted these claims.
She wrote in a tweet: “Prive’s in Memphis has NOT been shot up per @MEM_PoliceDept #youngdolph”.
Meanwhile, Joyce Peterson, who also works with News 5, confirmed in another tweet that Blac’s grandmother is safe.
It’s also been reported Young Dolph had bitter feuds with rival rappers from Yo Gotti to Soulja Boy and Blac Youngsta before his shooting death.
The fatal shooting wasn’t the first time Young Dolph was hit by gunfire as he was hospitalized for two weeks after a shooting 2017.
He later claimed: “I’ve been targeted since I was 17, 18, 19,” according to The Guardian.
As fans of Young Dolph mourn the rapper’s shocking death and an investigation of the deadly incident is underway, here’s a look into how the 36-year-old star clashed with some rivals.
Earlier this month, Young Dolph got into some “beef” with DeAndre Cortez Way, professionally as Soulja Boy.
According to XXL Mag, Young Dolph took to his Instagram story to brag about how much money he was making.
“He wrote: “How da f**k im a independent artist and gettin 100rax plus for a show. How da f**k @keyglock got more cars & ice than you & your ceo?”
His words prompted Soulja Boy to reply on Instagram “That’s big cap. They signed to @empire I’m really 100% Independent no cap.”
Soulja Boy later slammed Young Dolph and his team, writing: “Man, Young Dolph, if you don’t get your b***h a** artist out my muthaf**kin DM, ni***a.
“F**k you talkin’ bout, n***a? N***a thought he was bulletproof ’til he got shot like Dolph, n***a. F**k you talkin’ ’bout, n***a? Ain’t you the n***a getting shot at 100 times? Ain’t you the n***a getting popped and shot at all the time?” Soulja Boy added, referring to when Dolph’s car got shot at in both North Carolina and Los Angeles in 2017.