Makeda’s Cookies reopens: Young Dolph’s favorite cookie to be named after him

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Closed since Young Dolph’s tragic death, the rapper’s favorite cookie shop is reopening downtown and planning to name his favorite cookie after him.

In honor of Young Dolph, his favorite cookie will now bear his name at Makeda’s Cookies 

The entire Memphis community and the musical world continue to mourn the tragic death of young rapper Young Dolph on November 17th. His favorite cookie store, Makeda’s Cookies, had also decided to close its doors for mourning.

Makeda’s Cookies was Young Dolph’s favorite bakery . They frequented the owners of the premises and often supported the small business. In a video posted on their social media pages a week before the drama, the rapper could be seen promoting the bakery. 

Young Dolph often told employees that he could smell their cookies as they stepped off the nearby freeway. “He used to say ‘I smelled you from the freeway. I had to get in, ”said Raven Winton, COO. 

“Knowing that we won’t see that face again, I try to hold back my tears. »Raven Winton

Several days after Young Dolph’s death, Makeda’s Cookies store reopened according to WREG. It is only the one in the city center. Because that of Memphis will remain closed until the end of the year.

Recall that it was in this bakery, Makeda’s Cookies in Memphis that Young Dolph was killed last week. The owners of this business plan to name the rapper the chocolate chip cookie he loved. The rapper said he loves nothing more than their famous chocolate cookies. A tribute to keep his heritage alive.

GoFundMe to repair the store, which was damaged in the fatal shooting

The company wrote that a claim it filed after the shooting was denied because “it was not a fire, flood or natural disaster. “. In the meantime, the cookie shop has set up a GoFundMe page and has already raised over $ 86,000.

“These are amazing people who make amazing cookies, and we just want to make sure that this continues,” Shaquel Cherry, a long-time customer.

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