Young Dolph Invites Fans Into His Childhood Home In 'King' Documentary

Memphis' Young Dolph invites fans into his world. 

It's no secret that Young Dolph is currently in a publicized beef with CMG's Blac Youngsta, who recently released a pretty stellar diss track titled, "Birthday," aimed at the fellow Memphis rapper. But Dolph has experienced much steeper obstacles than a diss track.

Having drug-addicted parents, losing family members to cancer and surviving the mean streets of Memphis has given Dolph more than enough ammunition to fulfill his dreams of being the man that his family needs him to be. Teaming with World Star Hip-Hop, the Paper Route Empire CEO gives fans a peek into his rise to fame with an in-depth 28 minute documentary titled, King.

Dolph takes viewers to this childhood home in Memphis as he details how Gucci Mane, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne inspired his rap career.

"I was like, 'what if I can do the sh*t to see how far I could really take this sh*t, and I was independent. I was the artist, but I was the CEO, too. I wanted to see how far I could really go with this sh*t. How much I can get for a show. How much I can accumulate every month. How many millions I can get without signing a deal. I wanted to see. And I brought it to reality by knowing that all the sh*t is is work," Dolph says.

King also features rare stories from family and friends including rapper, Gucci Mane, and even Dolph's Dad discusses how drug addiction hurt Thornton clan.

"Doing drugs threw us off balance. Took the family apart. My Mother took the house from us, and we had to find somewhere to stay. I might be staying in a motel paying by the week. My mother took care of the boys," Adolph Thornton, Sr, Doplh's dad, said.

Fans can cop Dolph's latest project, Bulletproof on iTunes.

Earlier this year, Dolph released a diss track, "Play Wit Yo Bitch," aimed at fellow Memphis rapper, Yo Gotti. But never responded to the Dolph's diss. Then back in February, Dolph was scheduled to perform at a Charlotte, North Carolina venue during the CIAA basketball tournament when his SUV was riddle with at least one hundred bullets. Dolph survived thanks to his $300,000 bulletproof SUV.

Last week, Gotti's artist, Youngsta turned himself in to Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office in Charlotte after a warrant was issued for his arrest in connection with the Dolph shooting. According to the Commercial Appeal, Blac and two of his associates were charged with six counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling or moving vehicle and felony conspiracy. Blac is now out on bond.

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Cardi B To Join James Corden On A Forthcoming "Carpool Karaoke" Segment

Your rapper’s favorite rapper Cardi B is slated to make her debut on “Car Pool Karaoke” with James Corden, Billboard reports. The Late Late Show host teased the upcoming episode, which airs Monday (Dec.17) via Instagram along with a small schedule of the show’s upcoming guests.

 

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Here’s what the next two weeks look like on the @latelateshow! Seeing the year out with a bang x x x

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In addition to the “Money” rapper, Amber Heard and Armie Hammer will also appear on the same episode. Corden is closing out the last leg of 2018 strong by having a slew of other prominent stars on the show on the last week before the program goes on break for the holidays. The likes of Gwen Stefani, RuPaul, Jennifer Lopez, Emily Blunt, Leah Remini, Lin-Manuel Miranda, among others will be featured on the show after Bardi’s Monday episode.

To say the least, we're sure the British talk show host and the newly minted Grammy-nominated rapper are going to have the time of their lives.

The 26-year-old's now estranged husband Offset, along with the other members of Migos were guests on the beloved show. Joining Corden as he drove through the streets of Los Angeles, the trio performed a slew of hits including "Walk It Talk It"  while also giving a nod of praise to past hits, including Whitney Houston's "Wanna Dance With Somebody."

With all the fun Migos had with Corden, we can only imagine what shenanigans James and Belcalis are going to get into.

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Usher Releases "Peace Sign" Video Off Of 'A' Project

Given Monday's (Dec. 10) debate about who's the king of R&B, one of the names that steadily popped up in the conversation has stepped onto the scene. In a visual promotion for his A soundscape, Usher released the video for "Peace Sign" alongside producer Zaytoven.

Previously, the pair hit the studio for an eight-track project that pays respect to their hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. It was surprise-released in October and effortlessly fuses ATL's aura on the soundscape. Now, the "Peace Sign" video puts that decision into cinematic motion.

"Atlanta offers a certain attitude and a sauce that I can't explain, and it is a little bit in 'No Limit,' it is a little bit in 'TNT.' I'm literally talking sh*t, man," he said in an interview with The Fader. "I'm popping sh*t that I haven't popped, like really ever. And that's what being in the moment creates. When you have months and months to think about it and you begin to analyze all the people who you need to think of and what you want this entire project to work out, you'll lose certain elements of your spontaneity an incredible culture that just happens in the moment. I didn't give that space. I really was honest with the feelings, I was honest with the conversation and I was really in the moment. And I thank Zay for that."

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T.I. Releases Short Film For "The Amazing Mr. F**k Up"

T.I. keeps himself accountable for his wrongdoings in the cinematic visual for "The Amazing Mr. F**k Up."

Premiered Monday (Dec. 10) on his series T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle, the track featuring singer-songwriter Victoria Monet, is flipped into a 10-minute-short film. Directed by Mike Ho, the short film stars comedienne Britney Elena, Colombus Short, Woody McClain and model Denise Rodriguez.

Starting at a fancy dinner gathering among friends, things take a turn for the worst when the rapper's other partner invades the feast. On the Dime Trap cut, T.I. calls out himself for his past mistakes and deviances with acknowledgment on how he needs to do better.

"It's amazing all the sh*t I done / Such examples I've been setting for my son / All she did was stay down and have my kid / All the time just to realize I ain't sh*t," T.I. spits. In addition to the rapper flexing his acting chops, the album version of the song includes the infamous scene in ATL between Tip and Lauren London, where his character snatches a necklace he gifted for New New.

The rapper is currently closing out the year on an impressive note as it was revealed that his music has been streamed 276 million times on the music streaming service Spotify. "A modest flex to end my 18th year in this sh*t!!!! Multitudes of Gratitude!!! #NextYearWeGoBigger!!!!," the Grand Hustle emcee tweeted on Saturday (Dec. 8).

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Extra thx to @brittneyelena @woody_thegreat @mikeho_ @officialcshort and errrrbody involved in bringing this vision to life!!! #TheAmazingMrFuckUP out @vevo after tonight’s episode of Friends and Family Hustle!!! @vh1

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A modest flex to end my 18th year in this sh*t!!!! Multitudes of Gratitude!!! #NextYearWeGoBigger!!!! pic.twitter.com/7J6FFsUicS

— T.I. (@Tip) December 8, 2018

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