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Young Dolph on Managing His New Money + Why He Raps About Drugs on Sway in the Morning

From Tennessee, Young Dolph has traveled to over 180 cities fueled by his talent as an artist — and stops by Sway in the Morning to talk about it.

While in-studio he opens up about witnessing different cultures in each city and how his newly found success has changed him — or rather, made him more focused. Accrediting part of that to his son, and explains how fatherhood has made him more sharp.

Dolph is open about coming from the hood and explains why he raps about drugs and how he now manages his new money.

Watch below and catch up with @YoungDolph on Twitter.


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