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Hot Memphis Beef: A (Very Extensive) History Of The Nearly-Fatal Feud Between Young Dolph And Yo Gotti
The Long History Of Young Dolph And Yo Gotti’s Relationship
Yo Gotti has inarguably received more mainstream success in the past couple of years than any other artist from Memphis. Especially with his most recent single, “Rake It Up” with Nicki Minaj peaking at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100, Yo Gotti is hotter than he’s ever been. Young Dolph is another rapper from Memphis, and though he may not be a household name, he’s undoubtedly some serious competition for Gotti as the king of Memphis. He’s a self-made millionaire who often boasts about his refusal to sign to anyone, and the musical accomplishments he’s made without a label is indeed impressive.
On Tuesday, Young Dolph was shot multiple times on the corner of Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles, California. Though Yo Gotti was initially taken in as a person of interest–and it has been said that the shooting happened as a result of the two artists staying in the same hotel and getting into an argument–Corey McClendon, one of Gotti’s supposed associates, ended up actually being arrested.
If you’re new to the Dolph/Gotti beef, or even if you’re fans of both and just aren’t sure where exactly their feud began, here’s an extensive timeline of the tumultuous relationship between the Memphis rappers: