Chris Kelly Of Kris Kross Dies Age 34
Chris was found unconscious in his home and pronounced dead later that day. An autopsy is planned for May 2 to determine the cause of death, but the police believe he died from an overdose.
Chris is survived by his rap partner Chris Smith, and their most famous hit was the 1992 anthem “Jump!”
Rappers React To Chris’ Death On Twitter
Diddy: “RIP Chris Kelly.”
Nicki Minaj: “So sorry to hear that. Sending love to his family. RIP Chris.”
Ludacris: “One of my motivations as a kid to even get into the rap game. You will be missed. R.I.P. Chris Kelly.”
Russell Simmons: “RIP Chris Kelly from Kriss Kross…”
Big Boi: “R.I.P. Chris Kelly #KrissKross.”
Lil Kim: “I’m so sad to hear the news of Chris Kelly. What a great loss. RIP Mac Daddy.”
Questlove: “‘You can get the finga…the middle’ –Mac Daddy
Our thoughts go out to Chris’ friends and family.
— Eleanore Hutch