Young Dolph Gets Release Date for ‘King of Memphis’ Album
As if the month of February didn't have enough rap releases already, Memphis' own Young Dolph is throwing his crown into the ring with an announcement posted to Twitter on Tuesday (Feb. 9). "My first album Febuary 19th #KingOfMEMPHIS" Dolph wrote alongside the cover art for the album.
Dolph last dropped his Shittin’ On The Industry mixtape in October of 2015, and has been riding high off the strength of O.T. Genasis' "Cut It" for which Dolph provides a featured verse. Previous to that, Dolph had released his 16 Zips mixtape in August.
More recently though, Dolph has gained attention for a series of Instagram photos showing the rapper supervising a troubled young boy. In a photo posted in mid-January, Dolph wrote, "Went to court and da judge ordered for me to take this little kid in my custody for 24hrs..... His mom said he been skippin school and stealing n shit." While such an order seems random and unorthodox, Dolph added legitimacy to the story by posting additional photos later in the month, and telling 106KMEL’s Shay Diddy, “I recorded it. We recorded so much of it. Matter of fact I’ma let you see it in a minute.”
In terms of music, Dolph was last seen with Ray Jr. on the track "Floating." Peep Dolph's cover art and tweet below, as the rapper will join the ranks of Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with an album dropping this month.
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