Chris Kelly, who for a brief period in the 1990s was famous as one half of the diminutive hip-hop duo Kriss Kross, has died in Atlanta. He was 34. Kelly, known as “Mac Daddy”, and his rap partner Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith, were only 13 when they were discovered at a local mall by producer Jermaine Dupri, who signed them to his So So Def label.
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Thursday 02 May 2013
Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly, one half of the 1990s rap duo Kriss Kross, has died at an Atlanta hospital at the age of 34, a Fulton County Medical Examiner spokesman has confirmed.
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