Thursday, May 2, 2013

Chris Kelly of Rap Group Kris Kross Dies at 34, Latest Update


chriskelly12z.jpg
Chris Kelly of Kris Kross performs on stage in Atlanta
during the So So Def 20th Anniversary Concert. in February 
Chris Kelly, one-half of the rap duo Kris Kross, passed away on Wednesday, according to Georgia authorities and various news outlets.

He was discovered unresponsive in his Atlanta home and pronounced dead at Atlanta Medical Center. The cause of death has not yet been determined, but his death is being investigated as a possible drug overdose.


Kelly and the other Kris Kross member Chris Smith were discovered in 1991 at the age of 13 by rapper and producer Jermaine Dupri. Kelly went by the nickname "Mac Daddy" and Smith went by "Daddy Mac." The two recently performed together again back in February at the 20th anniversary party for So So Def Recordings.

The rap duo were best known for their 1992 hit "Jump" and for wearing their clothes backwards.

An official cause of death is pending an autopsy. Kelly was only 34-years-old.

0 Leave a Comment!:

Add your comments and thoughts below and click 'subscribe by email' button to receive follow up responses and other comments on this post.

Blogchives