Council members question Young Dolph’s legacy but rename street anyway

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 15, 2021 2:05 PM CT | Published: December 07, 2021 6:53 PM CT

The council voice vote was unanimous to rename a street for Young Dolph on Tuesday, Dec. 7, but it came after some council members questioned the honor given the lyrics of some of his music. 

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Memphis City Council Young Dolph Ida B. Wells renaming commission Patrice Robinson Cheyenne Johnson JB Smiley Jr. Jeff Warren Martavius Jones

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