R.I.P. Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly Of Kris Kross
Sad news has come through that Chris Kelly, one half of the rap duo Kriss Kross has passed away at the age of 34. He was discovered unconscious in his Atlanta home. No official cause of death has been announced.
Official statement by his mother and the So So Def Family below.
“It is with deep sadness that we announce that our beloved Chris Kelly has passed away on May 1. To millions of fans worldwide, he was the trendsetting, backwards pants-wearing one-half of Kris Kross who loved making music. But to us, he was just Chris – the kind, generous and fun-loving life of the party. Though he was only with us a short time, we feel blessed to have been able to share some incredible moments with him. His legacy will live on through his music, and we will forever love him.”
– Donna Kelly Pratte (mother) & The So So Def Family
Update: After the jump Jermaine Dupri, who managed the band released his letter to the fans.