Police in Memphis are searching for a local rapper they believe is a suspect in Young Dolph ‘s murder. Memphis Police have released a suspect in the shocking november 2021 killing of rap star Young Dolph.
On November 17, two men pulled up in a white Mercedes-Benz to a local bakery called Makeda‘s Homemade Cookies. The men jumped out of the vehicle and shot Young Dolph while shopping inside the bakery.
The gunmen were armed with a pistol and assault rifle. Dolph was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene. Police are searching for a 23-year-old rapper named Justin Johnson.
Johnson, aka StraightDropp, was already wanted for first-degree murder. Johnson is also wanted for attempted first-degree murder. The police put him on the Most Wanted List.
Abandoned White Mercedes-Benz
Memphis police found an abandoned white Mercedes-Benz outside a local residence in the Orange Mound section of the city they believe is linked to the Young Dolph murder. Johnson, aka Straight Dropp, faced charges of involvement in the murder just weeks after the shooting.
Paper Route Empire chain stolen from Young Dolph‘s artist Big Moochie Grape
Johnson was allegedly one of two rappers who allegedly stole a Paper Route Empire chain from Young Dolph‘s artist Big Moochie Grape. Johnson is seen sporting the chain in his latest video for his song “Stepped Up. ” Young Dolph fans flooded Johnson‘s Instagram account with messages, formally pleading for him to surrender.
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He uses the name Jojo Splatt, another local rapper involved in the shooting but never charged with a crime. Many of Young Dolph‘s fans believe JoJo Splatt is connected to the crime.
Reports noted his height, weight and unique posture, while others claimed to have ratted his out in several Instagram posts.
JoJo Splatt has denied involvement in Young Dolph‘s murder, but fans of “Flippa” think otherwise, especially since JoJo Splatt wore a PRE chain.