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Chris Kelly from Kris Kross dead at 34: Kris Kross Through The Years

Pay tribute to one-half of the 90s rap duo, Chris Kelly who passed way in Atlanta at 34.

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    Atlanta natives Kelly (born June 11, 1978) and Smith (born January 10, 1979) were discovered in 1990 by 18-year-old Jermaine Dupri at an Atlanta shopping mall.
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    Kris Kross was an American rap duo of the 1990s comprising Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith.
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    Kris Kross recorded the "Rugrats Rap" for Rugrats for Nickelodeon in 1993.
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    Kris Kross was also noted for their fashion style, which consisted of wearing their clothing backwards.
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    The duo are best known for their hit 1992 song "Jump", which was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for eight weeks and was certified double platinum as a single.
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    The duo landed a spot on Michael Jackson's 1992 Dangerous World Tour, as well as a cameo appearance on Jackson's "Jam" music video.
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    In 1992, a video game was released starring the pair titled "Kris Kross: Make My Video" for Sega.
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    Entirely produced by Dupri, Totally Krossed Out, was released March 31, 1992 and sold four million copies in the U.S. It included the hit single "Jump", which topped the Billboard Hot 100 for eight weeks.
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    Young, Rich & Dangerous is the third and final studio album by hip hop duo Kris Kross. The album was released in 1996 for So So Def Recordings and was produced by Jermaine Dupri.
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    Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith have announced that they are reuniting for a 20th anniversary all-star concert honoring So So Def Recordings in Atlanta in February 2013.
    Chris Kelly from Kris Kross dead at 34

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