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Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly dead at 34

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Rapper Chris Kelly, best known as one half of the rap duo Kris Kross, has died, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms to EW. He was 34.

Kelly (pictured, right) was reportedly found unresponsive at his Atlanta home Wednesday afternoon. No further details are currently available.

In the 1990s, Kris Kross — which comprised of Kelly and Chris Smith — was best known for their hit song “Jump” and wearing their clothes backward. In 1992, when both singers were just 13 years old, their debut album, Totally Krossed Out, was released and went on to sell four million copies in the U.S.