October 2, 2022

Memphis Councilman Announces South Memphis Street Will Be Named After Young Dolph

On Friday, a Memphis councilman introduced that Memphis would honor Young Dolph by renaming a South Memphis avenue after him.

Memphis Councilman J.B. Smiley Jr. can have a celebration for Young Dolph’s legacy on Dec. 7. Nonetheless, the disclosing of the brand new identify will happen on Dec. 15 at Dunn Avenue and Airways Boulevard, WREG reported.

Town may also vote on the renaming of the streets after the road identify is introduced.

The Memphis rapper was killed two weeks in the past while visiting Makeda’s Cookies on Airways. The household of Young Dolph prolonged their gratitude in direction of Councilman Smiley, stating:

“Countries and communities all over the world have been honoring his life with murals and dedications, and these public acts of love are received warmly by our family. But how much more meaningful would it be to have his very own hometown do the same.”

The household can also be organizing a public memorial service and can present extra info after finalizing the main points.