Stars React to Chris Kelly's Death
May 02, 2013
Former Kris Kross member Chris Kelly is being remembered by the music world after he was found dead at his Atlanta home Wednesday from a suspected drug overdose. Below is a compilation of the latest reaction to the 34-year-old performer's death.
Producer/rapper Jermaine Dupri, who discovered the duo of Kris Kross in an Atlanta mall and launched the group: "To the world, Chris was Mac Daddy, but to me, he was a son I never had. As much as you may think I taught him, he taught me. God has blessed me to be in the presence of so many naturally talented people, and Chris was one... I will always love you, Chris and I will never let the world forget you. May God bless your soul."
LL Cool J: "R.I.P Chris Kelly. This song is now officially dedicated to you. May GOD embrace your soul & lift up your family." The actor/rapper then included a link to his new song Jump On It.
Nicki Minaj: "So sorry to hear that. Sending love to his family. RIP Chris"
Diddy: "RIP Chris Kelly"
Ludacris: "One of my motivations as a kid to even get into the rap game. You will be missed. R.I.P. Chris Kelly"
Lil' Kim: "I'm so sad to hear the news of Chris Kelly. What a great loss. RIP Mac Daddy."
Russell Simmons: "RIP Chris Kelly from Kriss Kross…"