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On the night of May 1st, 2013 all of Atlanta was buzzing about the death of Kris Kross’ Chris Kelly. The sudden passing of the 34-year-old rapper impacted his So So Def affiliates in a very personal way.

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In this interview with former Xscape memebr Kandi Burruss offers her fondest memories of Chris when they were labelmates and how she found out about his death.

“I hadn’t seen him lately but he and I were always cool. We came up in the industry together,” she told “Because of Kriss Kross that’s how Jermaine Dupri got his label to sign Xscape.”

Watch our full interview below.

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