Remembering Rapper Chris Kelly With a YouTube Timeline of Kris Kross
On Wednesday, May 1, ’90s music sensation Chris Kelly of the rap duo Kris Kross died of a possible drug overdose, according to ABC News. He was 34 years old.
Kicking off a YouTube retrospective of his career, Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly and Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with their 1992 single, “Jump,” from the album, “Totally Krossed Out.”
The duo went on to take the music world by storm, touring with King of Pop, Michael Jackson, during his “Dangerous World Tour.”
Kris Kross jumped into the gaming scene with their own “Kris Kross: Make My Video” game.
Their sophomore effort, “Da Bomb,” hit the shelves in 1993, featuring female rapper Da Brat.
The duo’s final record, “Young, Rich & Dangerous,” was released in 1996 and reached gold status with the hit single, “Tonight’s tha Night.”
Kris Kross reunited in February 2013 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dupri’s So So Def label.