Today, Atlanta police confirmed that Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly died of a drug overdose on the night of May 1.
According to reports, the autopsy showed a fatal mixture of drugs in his system. Coroner’s investigator Betty Honey, who delivered the results of the toxicology screening, confirmed the cause of death but was unable to reveal the exact substances involved.
Kelly’s mother told authorities that her son had been using heroin and cocaine the night before his sudden death. The late rapper’s uncle also said that he had a long history with substance abuse.
Funeral services for 90s hip-hop star were held in his hometown of Atlanta on May 9th. Rap partner Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith, Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat, Keke Wyat and the members of Xscape were present.
Kelly was 34 years old.