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Chris Kelly, of rap duo Kris Kross, dies in Ga.

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 2, 2013 at 12:12 am •  Published: May 2, 2013

Their success led to instant fame: They toured with Michael Jackson, appeared on TV shows, and even had their own video game.

The group was never able to match the tremendous success of their first song, though they had other hits like "Warm It Up," and "Tonite's tha Night."

In 2009, after photos surfaced that showed him with bald spots on his head, there were rumors that he had cancer. But in an interview posted on YouTube by Straight from the A TV, he said he suffered from alopecia, a condition in which people lose their hair.

"My health is good, I just got alopecia, I don't have cancer, not other sort of diseases," he said.

Earlier this year, the group performed together to celebrate the anniversary of Durpri's label, So So Def.


Lucas in Atlanta, Entertainment Correspondent Oscar Wells Gabriel II in Washington and AP Entertainment Writer Nekesa Mumbi Moody in New York contributed to this report.