RIP: Chris Kelly of Rap Duo Kriss Kross Dies

Chris Kelly, one half of the '90s rap duo Kris Kross, has died from a possible drug overdose, Georgia authorities said. Kelly, who was 34, was pronounced dead Wednesday night at the Atlanta Medical Center. Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death and an autopsy is expected to be performed later today. "It appears it may have been a possible drug overdose," said Cpl. Kay Lester, a spokeswoman for the Fulton County police, according to The Associated Press.

Kelly (known as "Mac Daddy"), along with Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith, rose to fame due to their eccentric style and of course their hit single, "Jump" from their 1992 album, "Totally Krossed Out." "Jump" hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and remained there for eight weeks. Kelly and Smith were discovered by music producer and rapper Jermaine Dupri in an Atlanta mall. Kelly was 13 when "Totally Krossed Out" was released. The album went on to multiplatinum status thanks to "Jump," which remained a popular song throughout 1992. via ABC News.
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