Kris Kross

American hip hop duo

Kris Kross was an American rap duo from Atlanta. Their most notable song was Jump in 1992. The duo also had other hits including Warm it Up and were noted for wearing their clothes backwards. Their following albums did not do as well. The duo disbanded around 1998.

Kris Kross
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, United States
GenresHip hop
Years active1992–1998
LabelsSo So Def/Ruffhouse/Columbia Records
Past member(s)Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly
Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith

Member Chris Kelly was found unresponsive in his Atlanta home and was pronounced dead on May 1, 2013.[1]


  1. "Med examiner: Chris Kelly, half of 1990s Kris Kross rap duo, dead at 34". CNN. Retrieved 2013-05-01.