Rapper Chris Kelly Of Kriss Kross Dead At 34


Rapper Chris Kelly of the 90’s hip hop group Kriss Kross was found dead in his Atlanta home today.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: “Rapper Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly died Wednesday afternoon after being found unresponsive in his home.Kelly, 34, was part of the duo Kris Kross, known for their backward clothes and 1992 debut album, which featured the hit “Jump.”Kelly was found unresponsive and transported to Atlanta Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, a spokeswoman for the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Officer told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.The cause of death was not immediately known. An autopsy is planned for Thursday morning.An Atlanta native, Kelly and the other half of the duo, Chris Smith, were discovered at Greenbriar Mall in 1990 by now-famous entertainer and producer Jermaine Dupri. Kris Kross was one of the first acts Dupri signed to his So So Def Records label, and in February, the duo was among many to perform at an anniversary show at the Fox.”



  1. hiphopnewsmedia

    05/01/2013 at 11:14 PM

    so unfortunate

  2. Meiqua

    05/02/2013 at 12:51 AM

    Very sad news…

  3. Anonymous

    05/02/2013 at 1:44 AM

    dammm man they rocked it…..

  4. Rick Ricci

    05/02/2013 at 2:10 AM

    so sad

  5. YoungSity

    05/02/2013 at 9:01 AM

    Very tragic news, I heard he had cancer.

  6. Dred Black

    05/02/2013 at 11:01 AM

    so sad

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