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Kris Kross Rapper Dead of Possible OD

Kris Kross
Chris Kelly’s death is being investigated as a drug overdose. Here he poses at right with Chris Smith.

Chris Kelly was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday in Atlanta, where he died of an apparent drug overdose. The rapper was half of the hip-hop duo Kris Kross (Chris Smith is the other half). The group had a No. 1 hit with "Jump" in 1992 when Kelly was 14.

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