Young Dolph: Chance the Rapper, Gucci Mane and More Mourn Hip-Hop Star

The music community was shocked Wednesday following the tragic death of the 36-year-old

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Young Dolph performing in Atlanta in 2016 (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Atlantic Records)

A host of music stars have reacted to the death of hip hop star Young Dolph, who died on Wednesday, after being shot in Memphis.

The rapper, whose full name is Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr., was killed after someone drove up to Makeda’s Butter Cookies in Memphis, Tennessee, which he was in at the time, and shot him. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Chance the Rapper reacted to the news on Twitter, writing, “God bless Dolph ? Real independent Memphis rapper born in chicago. loved by millions of ppl. Always showed love everytime I seen him this is tragic God bless his family man.”

Gucci Mane tweeted, “R. I.P. to my friend Dolph this broke my heart.”

Megan Thee Stallion wrote, “I am sooo sick rn I am in disbelief! Praying for his family and friends ! Rest In Peace to my friend a true legend dolph.”

Read on for more tributes to the rapper: