1. Late Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly to Receive Honor at Hip-Hop Gala

    September 06, 2014 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Proceeds will go to music scholarships for students at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media. Former Kriss Kross rapper Chris Kelly will be honored at the first annual Live and Die for Hip-Hop Black Out gala. Chris Kelly of Kris Kross Died of Dru ...

  2. Chris Kelly, Half of '90s Rap Duo Kris Kross, Died from Drug Overdose Says Medical Examiner

    July 02, 2013 9:50 AM EDT Chris Kelly of the `90s rap duo Kris Kross died of a drug overdose, a medical office investigator said Monday. Kris Kross: A Billboard Chart History A toxicology screening revealed that Kelly, 34, had a mixture of drugs in his system when he was ...

  3. Chris Kelly of Kris Kross Died of Drug Overdose: Medical Examiner

    July 02, 2013 9:13 AM EDT Chris Kelly of the '90s rap duo Kris Kross died of a drug overdose, a medical office investigator said Monday.  A toxicology screening revealed that Kelly, 34, had a mixture of drugs in his system when he was pronounced dead on May 1, said Be ...

  4. SunTrust Files $1.9 Million Suit Against Jermaine Dupri, So So Def

    May 31, 2013 6:32 PM EDT Jermaine Dupri and his So So Def Productions are being sued for $1.9 million by SunTrust Banks for defaulting on a loan. Should the Grammy Award-winning producer be found at fault, he stands to lose the copyrights and royalties to many So So Def ...

  5. Chris Kelly Funeral: Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat and Others Mourn Kris Kross Rapper

    May 09, 2013 4:45 PM EDT Chris Kelly's Kris Kross rap partner, Chris Smith, was among the well-known musicians, family and friends who gathered Thursday for Kelly's funeral in Atlanta. Smith walked into Jackson Baptist Memorial Church alongside rapper Jermaine D ...

  6. Overdose Suspected in Death of Kris Kross' Chris Kelly

    May 02, 2013 4:53 PM EDT The mother of rapper Chris Kelly told authorities in Atlanta her son became sick after taking cocaine and heroin on the night before he died, according to a police report. Kelly, half of the 1990s teen rap duo Kriss Kross, was found dead Wednesd ...

  7. Jermaine Dupri Calls The Late Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly 'Son I Never Had'

    May 02, 2013 12:30 PM EDT To famed producer Jermaine Dupri, who turned a pair of backwards pants-wearing teens from Atlanta into the hit-making force Kris Kross, the death of Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly was like losing a son. Dupri released his first statement sinc ...

  8. Deftones Cover Kris Kross' 'Jump' in Honor of Chris Kelly: Watch

    May 02, 2013 6:35 AM EDT The Deftones have paid tribute to Kris Kross' Chris Kelly by performing the duo’s career-defining hit, "Jump." The rock outfit last night played The Pageant in St Louis, where they delivered a full-throttle rendition of Kris Kross&# ...

  9. Kris Kross: A Billboard Chart History

    May 02, 2013 12:21 AM EDT While Kris Kross' chart star burned relatively quickly in the early- to mid-'90s, it burned brightly, with the duo scoring one of rap's, and the entire rock era's, biggest hits with its debut single, "Jump."   The p ...

  10. Kris Kross: A Billboard Chart History

    May 02, 2013 12:10 AM EDT While Kris Kross' chart star burned relatively quickly in the early- to mid-'90s, it burned brightly, with the duo scoring one of rap's, and the entire rock era's, biggest hits with its debut single, "Jump."   The pai ...

  11. Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly Dead of Possible Drug Overdose

    May 01, 2013 10:18 PM EDT UPDATE 5/2 | Jermaine Dupri releases a statement , calling Kelly "a son I never had." Chris Kelly: 1978 - 2013 Kris Kross Rapper Dead at 34 Jermaine Dupri Remembers Chris Kris Kross: Billboard Chart Histoy Deftones Cover 'Jump&# ...

  12. Chris Kelly of Kris Kross Dead at 34

    May 01, 2013 10:10 PM EDT Rapper Chris Kelly of the group Kris Kross was found dead at his Atlanta home this evening, a rep for the Fulton Country Medical Examiner confirmed to Billboard. He was 34. Officials told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Kelly was found ...

  13. Backbeat: Jermaine Dupri Brings Out Jay-Z, Usher & More at So So Def Anniversary Concert

    February 26, 2013 6:53 PM EST "I do more than run So So Def," Jermaine Dupri said before a full house at Atlanta's Fox Theater on Saturday night (February 23), "I've produced so many hits for people outside of So So Def." In case there was any do ...

  14. Brooklyn Band Wins Hornitos & Billboard's Mariachi Mashup Contest

    June 17, 2011 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 What do mariachi music, a Brooklyn band, premium tequila and 10,000 bucks all have in common? Ask Jon Sandler and The Fancy Band , the winners of Hornitos Premium Tequila's Mariachi Mashup contest. The rules were simple: contestants would choos ...

  15. A.R. Rahman Concerts Postponed After Stage Collapse

    June 21, 2010 10:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tour organizers and local promoters are trying to reschedule a pair of weekend concerts by Indian film composer A.R. Rahman that had to be called off after a part of his stage collapsed during set-up Saturday (June 19) afternoon in Pontiac, Mich. Se ...

  16. Facebook Has Privacy Gaps: Canadian Watchdog

    July 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The popular social networking site Facebook is not doing enough to protect the personal information it gets from subscribers, and it gives users confusing and incomplete information about privacy matters, Canada's privacy commissioner said. & ...