Young Dolph’s holiday giveaway continues despite rapper’s death

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 19, 2021 6:30 PM CT
<strong>Beebee Jones hands out a turkey during a giveaway at St. James Missionary Baptist Church planned by rapper Young Dolph before his death. &ldquo;We&rsquo;re out here turning a tragedy into a celebration,&rdquo; said Jones, who has worked with Thornton&rsquo;s Paper Route Empire record label for nearly a decade. &ldquo;None of us are doing well, but Dolph would have wanted us out here ... .&rdquo;</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Beebee Jones hands out a turkey during a giveaway at St. James Missionary Baptist Church planned by rapper Young Dolph before his death. “We’re out here turning a tragedy into a celebration,” said Jones, who has worked with Thornton’s Paper Route Empire record label for nearly a decade. “None of us are doing well, but Dolph would have wanted us out here ... .” (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

“None of us are doing well, but Dolph would have wanted us out here, so we out here giving back to the people just like he would have wanted.”

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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