Chris Kelly
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Rapper Chris Kelly of the 90’s group Kriss Kross died from a drug overdose. According to reports, he was found at his Atlanta home unresponsive and unconscious then transported to Atlanta Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. He was 34 years old.

Investigation by authorities claims that it could be a possible drug overdose, concluding that Kelly died by taking a fatal mixture of cocaine and heroine. The autopsy will be performed on Thursday.

Kriss Kross, composed of of Chris Kelley and Chris Smith, were discovered by Jermaine Dupri, the producer responsible for their smash hit Jump. The song made it to the top of Hot 100 for at least eight weeks which no other rap song had reigned that long in the charts.

They’ve made a big name back then, appearing in Michael Jackson’s music video of Jam and went on tour with the King of Pop for his Dangerous World Tour.

Kelly had a history of substance abuse according to his uncle.