RIP Chris Kelly: Watch This 1992 Kris Kross Performance at the Billboard Music Awards

The 34-year-old died on Wednesday at an Atlanta-area hospital.

By Jamilah King May 02, 2013

Hip-hop fans are in shock this morning over the news that 34-year-old Chris Kelly [died last night at an Atlanta-area hospital]( Kelly is known as one half of the popular early ’90s hip-hop duo Kris Kross, whose hit single "Jump" became one of the most popular songs of the decade. In honor of Kelly, here’s a look back at the 1992 Billboard Music Awards, where the Kris Kross beat out Billy Ray Cyrus (father of current star Miley), TLC, and Nirvana to win the award of debut artist of 1992.