As news of Chris Kelly from 1990s rap duo passing begins to sink in, members of the hip-hop community are beginning to send their condolences.
Chris Kelly passed away late Wednesday (May 1) evening in Atlanta.
BREAKING NEWS: Chris Kelly Of 1990s Rap Group Kriss Kross Dead At 34
According to reports, the rapper’s cousin found him unresponsive at his home in Atlanta. He was rushed to the Atlanta Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at approximately 8 p.m.
Several celebrities in the hip-hop community have weighed in on his death.
See some reactions below.
R.I.P. Chris Kelly #KrissKross
— Big Boi (@BigBoi) May 2, 2013
So sorry to hear that. Sending love to his family. RIP Chris
— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) May 2, 2013
RIP Chris Kelly
— Sean Diddy Combs (@iamdiddy) May 2, 2013
I'm so sad to hear the news of Chris Kelly. What a great loss. RIP Mac Daddy.
— Lil' Kim (@LilKim) May 2, 2013
The news of Chris Kelly's death has me feeling numb. I didn't know him but I appreciated Kris Kross' contribution to HipHop.
— D-Nice (@djdnice) May 2, 2013
"Jump" was the first cassette single I ever bought I use to love hearing and trying to rap like Kris Kross. #RIP Chris Kelly
— ????? (@rocsidiaz) May 2, 2013
jus heard one of the krisskross died they from the atl shawty,, which one was it? Dam man life is short
— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) May 2, 2013
WTF MAN !!! R.I.P. Chris Kelly !!! AWWWW MANNN !!! My Condolences to the family !!!! WE WORKD IN THE 90'S…VERY TALENTED YALL !!
— Redman (@therealredman) May 2, 2013
R.I.P Chris Kelly. This song is now officially dedicated to you. May GOD embrace your soul & lift up your family. http://t.co/E7wHmBpqZK
— Instagram @LLCOOLJ (@llcoolj) May 2, 2013
— Tia Mowry (@TiaMowry) May 2, 2013
Rest In Peace, Chris Kelly. Kris Kross lives forever. Thank you for the memories. #AtlantasOwn
— Keri Hilson (@KeriHilson) May 2, 2013