Who is Straight Drop? The Memphis Rapper Accused of Killing Young Dolph

March 22, 2024
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Straight Drop Wiki Bio

American rapper and social media star Justin Johnson – aka Straight Drop – was born in Memphis, Tennessee USA, sometime in the second half of the 1990s; his exact date of birth remains unrevealed, though Scorpio’s believed to be his zodiac sign. Straight Drop was a rather unknown rapper prior to becoming the main suspect in the murder case of American rapper Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. – aka Young Dolph – on 17 November 2021; Straight Drop went into hiding following the murder, with the police offering $15,000 for any information which would lead to his capture. He was caught in December 2021.

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Education and early life

Straight Drop was raised in Memphis by his parents, about whom not a lot is known because they prefer to stay away from media; his father’s believed to be a mailman, and his mother an elementary school teacher. Straight Drop has several siblings, but nothing about them has been revealed.

He became interested in rap music while attending a local high school, and often performed for his friends; he also liked to play soccer with his peers, and occasionally ran track.

Straight Drop matriculated sometime in the first half of the 2010s, and then found work to financially support himself, while working on his career in the meantime.


YouTube channel

Straight Drop launched his self-titled YouTube channel on 30 May 2021, and there are today close to 13,000 people subscribed to it, while all of his 12 videos combined have been viewed nearly four million times. All of these are his original music videos, and we’re going to cover the three most popular, as these have helped Straight Drop expand his internet fanbase.

His #1 video “Straight Dropp – Track Hawk (Official Video)” has been watched close to 1.5 million times since 10 January 2022, and was uploaded a month after he was caught by the police.

His second most popular video “Straight Dropp – Stepped On ft. Big Homiie G (Official Music Video)” was uploaded on 22 November 2021, and has since been listened to more than 1.3 million times.

Straight Drop’s #3 video “NO STATEMENTS – STRAIGHTDROP” was posted on 11 November 2022, and has since been viewed over 250,000 times.

Presence on social media networks

Straight Drop’s active on several popular social media networks, and his Instagram account ‘Straight Drop Clothing’ is today followed by more than 1,300 people, while he’s uploaded 24 pictures and videos onto it; he seems to be using the account only to promote his clothing line, which his friends are today running for him.

It seems that Straight Drop’s Twitter account was deleted after he was caught by police. Most of his fans believe that it was his lawyers who advised Straight Drop to delete the account, because of the compromising tweets which the police might have found on it, but this is unconfirmed.


Straight Drop’s Facebook profile numbers over 500 friends, and he tends to update it at least once every day; it seems that he’s allowed to have a phone in jail, indica byted all the content which he uploads onto this and his other social media accounts.

He might not have his own TikTok account, but is still highly popular on this social media network as numerous videos about him have been uploaded by other users, and these have been watched more than 10 million times.

Murder of Young Dolph

Young Dolph’s neighbors noticed on 17 November 2021 that the rapper’s arms were hanging from a broken window in his apartment, and they thus called the police; the security cameras showed two men coming out of a Mercedes and entering Young Dolph’s apartment building prior to his murder, while the Mercedes was proven to be the same as the one previously seen in Straight Drop’s music videos.

The police confirmed that the two men in the video were Straight Drop and American rapper JoJo Splat, while two others have also been arrested for planning to kill Young Dolph.

Love life and relationships

Straight Drop hasn’t spoken of any girls or boys whom he’s perhaps been with, and some of his fans believe that he’s gay, claiming that the popular rapper has a boyfriend in jail; most people believe these claims to be a joke.

It’s also widely believed that Straight Drop was in a relationship with a non-celebrity American girl from Memphis at the time of his arrest, while it’s believed that the two met at high school; a fan has claimed to had seen Straight Drop and his girlfriend spending time together on multiple occasions prior to his arrest, but this remains unconfirmed.

Straight Drop seems to be unattached as of March 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.


Interesting facts and hobbies

Straight Drop was physically highly active before he was arrested, as he worked out at the gym several times every week; it’s believed that he’s continued working out at prison.

He was beaten up in jail in March 2022, and it’s believed that those responsible were friends of the late rapper Young Dolph.

Straight Drop travelled to several US states prior to his arrest, mostly to perform but also for pleasure; it’s believed that he’s yet to travel overseas.


He has his own favorite rappers, some of whom are Redveil, Femdot and Jayy Grams.

Straight Drop’s a lover of animals, and his favorites are tigers and lions; it’s believed that many rappers want to have a pet exotic animals, while some have even succeeded.

Straight Drop’s a fan of Hollywood movies; his favorite actor is Al Pacino, while some of his favorite movies include “American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally”, “Phil Spector” and “Danny Collins”.


Height, eyes and wealth

Straight Drop’s age is believed to be between 23 and 28. He has short black hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall and weighs around 145lbs (66kgs).

Straight Drop’s net worth’s been estimated at over $150,000, as of March 2023.

Olivia Wilson

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