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Kriss Kross' Chris Kelly's Death: Drug Overdose Suspected

One half of 90s rap duo, Kriss Kross, was found dead last night in his home. Chris Kelly passed away at the age of 34 from a suspected drug overdose.

According to TMZ, Kelly had a history of drug addiction and family members told investigators he did a speedbal, combination of cocaine and heroin, the night before his death.

"It is with deep sadness that we announce that our beloved Chris Kelly has passed away on May 1," the Kelly family said in a statement. "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."

Kriss Kross rose to fame after being discovered by Jermaine Dupri in 1991. Their infectious, hit-song Jump is still considered a classic to this day.


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