The music industry is still reacting to the sudden death of 34-year-old Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly of Kris Kross. The rapper of “Jump” fame was found unresponsive in his Atlanta home and pronounced dead at a local hospital. TMZ is reporting that Kelly had a mix of heroine and cocaine in his system, but the official autopsy results are not yet available.
An outpouring of condolences and support has been coming in from across the entertainment industry on Twitter. Producer Jermaine Dupri, who discovered and mentored the duo, said that in a statement that Chris was like “a son he never had.”
LETTER TO THE FANS: CHRIS “MACDADDY” KELLY:
Jermaine Dupri (@Mr_Dupri) May 02, 2013
Here is just a sampling of thoughts going out to Chris Kelly.
These was my lil dudes yo!! RIP Chris Kelly. instagram.com/p/YyzrGzK5AH/—
Shawntae Harris (@ONLY1BRAT) May 02, 2013
WTF MAN !!!
R.I.P. Chris Kelly !!! AWWWW MANNN !!!
My Condolences to the family !!!!
WE WORKD IN THE 90’S…VERY TALENTED YALL !!—
Redman (@therealredman) May 02, 2013
RIP Chris Kelly. Very sad—
QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) May 02, 2013
My heart is heavy right now….RIP Chris Kelly!!!—
Mr C’mon Son!!!! (@MrEdLover) May 02, 2013
Vanilla Ice (@vanillaice) May 02, 2013
Damn RIP Chris Kelly… Make ’em “jump jump” in heaven bro.—
marlon wayans (@MARLONLWAYANS) May 02, 2013
Rest In Peace Chris Kelly……..#KrisKross—
9th Wonder (@9thWonderMusic) May 02, 2013
RIP Chris Kelly. So sad to see parts of my childhood die. Gonna watch some Montana deLeon cooking videos to cheer me up.—
Phonte (@phontigallo) May 02, 2013
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Jermaine Dupri & More React To Death Of Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly Of Kris Kross was originally published on theurbandaily.com