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In this exclusive interview on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show,” DJ Nabs shares memories of Chris Kelly, and explains why we’ll probably never hear Chris Smith talk about the loss of the other half of Kris Kross.


From CNNChris Kelly, one-half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, died Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital after being found unresponsive at his Atlanta home, the Fulton County medical examiner’s office told CNN. He was 34.

UPDATE: Cause Of Death Revealed In Police Report?

Kelly, together with Chris Smith, shot to stardom in 1992 with the hit “Jump,” which spent eight weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. The two also were known for wearing their clothes backwards during performances.

Related: Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def Reunion Weekend in Atlanta

Kelly and Smith were 13-year-olds when they were discovered in 1991 at an Atlanta mall by Jermaine Dupri, according to Billboard.com.

The pair reunited earlier this year at a 20th anniversary party for Dupri’s So So Def label.

This is the latest video of Kris Kross when they performed at the So So Def 20th Anniversary:

Kris Kross DJ Discusses The Life And Death Of Chris Kelly [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]  was originally published on kissrichmond.com