From the famous 90’s hip hop Kriss Kross group, rapper Chris Kelly has died aged 34 of a suspected drug overdose.
As yet there is no official confirmation of the cause of death but Cpl Kay Lester, a spokeswoman for the Fulton County police said: ‘It appears it may have been a possible drug overdose.
Kelly, known as Mac Daddy, performed alongside Chris Smith, known as Daddy Mac, in the early and mid-90s. The duo’s hit song Jump, from their 1992 debut album, Totally Krossed Out, helped propel them to stardom and sales of four million copies in the US, topping the Billboard charts for eight weeks and is still getting airtime 21 years on.
The teen rap duo were discovered at age 13 at an Atlanta mall in 1990 by then 18-year-old rising star Jermaine Dupri, who helped them to record the hit album. On Thursday Dupri wrote an emotional letter to his fans detailing his close relationship with Chris.