Another Tragic Loss for the Hiphop Community

Rapper Chris Kelly formerly of the successful 1990's Multi-platinum Hiphop rap duo "Kris Kross" has died at the young age of 34.

  1. Chris Kelly of the popular 1990's rap duo "Kris Kross" was found dead May 1, 2013 of an apparent drug overdose.  According to the rap star's mother Donna Kelly Pratt, Chris has had a history of drug abuse.  TMZ has obtained the 911 call that was placed by his mother who had found him lying unconscious in his Atlanta home, but was later pronounced dead at the Atlanta Medical Center.  

  2. My Urban Access Magazine:  We are still shocked , yesterday May 1st the Atlanta music industry lost a 90's rap pioneer Chris Kelly from Super Duo group  KRIS KROSS. #rap #kriskross #jumpjump #sosodef #atlanta
    My Urban Access Magazine: We are still shocked , yesterday May 1st the Atlanta music industry lost a 90's rap pioneer Chris Kelly from Super Duo group KRIS KROSS. #rap #kriskross #jumpjump #sosodef #atlanta
  3. Funeral held in Atlanta, Georgia, for Chris Kelly of 1990s US rap duo Kris Kross, who died last week aged 34  http://bbc.in/10mAEsX 

  4. Friends, family and a host of other Atlanta's famous artists remembers Chris Kelly as they gather at the Jackson Memorial Baptist Church.  Producer, writer, rapper & founder of the So So Def Record Label Jermaine Dupri, and rapper Da Brat shows homage to Chris Kelly by wearing their pants backwards as the duo Kris Kross were so fondly known for.  As they prepare to lay him to rest, but not before bidding their final farewell.   


    Chris Kelly also known as "Mac Daddy" and Chris Smith known as "Daddy Mac" was introduced to the world of music by rapper/song writer/producer Jermaine Dupri in 1991 after meeting them in a local mall "Greenbriar Mall".  Where he later formed the group called "Kris Kross".  The popular rap duo released their first album  "Totally Crossed Out" in 1992, which went multi-platinum due to the widely known hit songs "Jump" and "It's a shame".


       

  5. RIP Chris Kelly from Kris Kross first tape I ever bought #warmitupkris
    RIP Chris Kelly from Kris Kross first tape I ever bought #warmitupkris
  6. Mourners wear trousers backward as Kris Kross rapper Kelly laid to rest  http://bit.ly/10wdKjG 
  7. Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly of Kris Kross Clears Up Internet Rumors
  8. Rumors spread back in 2009 about Kelly having cancer, but he set the record straight on this Youtube clip by StraightfromtheATV.