Obits: Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly, Dead At 34 Brandon Caldwell May 1, 2013 News Chris Kelly (L) & Chris Smith of Kris Kross Chris Kelly, who in the early ’90s rose to prominence as a member of Kris Kross died in an Atlanta hospital this evening. He was 34 years old. In 1992, Kelly rapping as “Mac Daddy” to Chris Smith’s “Daddy Mac” broke through nationally with “Jump” and sold millions of records of their debut album Totally Krossed Out. In March, the duo reunited for a 20th anniversary of Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def label. [via CNN] Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.