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Hot: Lou Reed Praises Kanye West's 'Yeezus,' Mac Daddy Overdose, 'Lone Ranger' Trivia

July 2nd, 2013 9:51pm EDT
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Disney's "The Lone Ranger" opens in theaters on July 3rd, and here are 8 things you need to know about the film before going to see it. (story)

Two days after being hospitalized, rocker Lou Reed reviewed Kanye West's new album "Yeezus," calling it "majestic and inspiring." Reed also says Kanye is a "really, really, really talented guy." (story)

Canada's royal wedding took place Monday night when Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger exchanged vows in Cannes, France. Numerous reports said the couple had married over the weekend, but despite some celebrations the couple didn't make things official...
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Chris 'Mac Daddy' Kelly died from drug overdose

July 1st, 2013 8:30pm EDT
Kris Kross
Kris Kross star Chris 'mac Daddy' Kelly died from a drug overdose, a coroner has ruled.

The rapper was pronounced dead at a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on 1 May (13) after he was found unresponsive at his home in the city.

An autopsy was carried out the next day (02May13) and now officials at the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office in Atlanta, Georgia has ruled drugs as the official cause of death following the return of toxicology results.

Kelly struggled with substance abuse for years, and reportedly used both cocaine and heroin on the eve of his passing.

His death came three mon...
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Kriss Kross Star Chris Kelly Laid To Rest In Georgia

May 10th, 2013 1:38pm EDT
Kris Kross
Music producer Jermaine Dupri and rapper Da Brat paid their respects to Kris Kross star Chris Kelly, who was laid to rest on Thursday, by wearing their pants backwards -- a tribute to the fashion trend the duo started in the early 1990s.

Dupri and Da Brat were just two of several stars who paid tribute to the rapper during funeral services at the Jackson Baptist Memorial Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

Chris Smith, Kelly's Kriss Kross partner, fought back tears as he paid tribute to his friend and bandmate, aka Mac Daddy. Smith, aka Daddy Mac, delivered a touching eulogy during the service, t...
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Mourners Remember Chris Kelly At Public Wake

May 9th, 2013 12:23pm EDT
Kris Kross
Fans, friends, and family gathered in Atlanta Georgia to remember Kris Kross star Chris Kelly following his untimely death.

An acoustic version of Jump played at the Murray Brothers Funeral Home as people arrived to view Kelly's open-casket. The funeral is planned for today.

A sign attached to Kelly's coffin read, "'Cause that's what I was born to do…" a lyric from "Warm It Up."

Lamar Williams said, "He will be very missed, especially within our family. To the world he was Kris Kross, but to us he was just Chris."

The 34 year-old was found dead May 1, and it is suspected a drug overdose...
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Kriss Kross Star Chris Smith Mourns Death Of 'Best Friend' Chris Kelly

May 3rd, 2013 9:48am EDT
Kris Kross
Following the death of his Kris Kross bandmate Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly on Wednesday, Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith has opened up about their friendship, saying he will cherish the memories of their time together.

34-year-old Kelly died in an Atlanta, Georgia, hospital after was found unresponsive at his home in the city.

Smith issued the statement: "Chris Kelly was my Best Friend. He was like a brother. I love him and will miss him dearly.
 
"Our friendship began as little boys in first grade. We grew up together. It was a blessing to achieve the success, travel the world and entertain Kris Kro...
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Kris Kross Rapper Chris 'Mac Daddy' Kelly Dies At 34, Drug Overdose Suspected

May 2nd, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Kriss Kross
Former child rapper Chris Kelly, known as "Mac Daddy" in the rap duo Kris Kross, has died at the age of 34.

On Wednesday, Kelly was found unresponsive in his home in Atlanta Georgia. He was rushed to Atlanta Medical Center but was pronounced dead sometime later, a Fulton County Medical Examiner said in a statement.

"It appears it may have been a possible drug overdose," said Cpl. Kay Lester, a spokeswoman for the Fulton County police, as quoted by the Associated press.

Chris Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" were discovered in Atlanta by producer Jermaine Dupri in 1990, when they were only 11....
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