Jermaine Dupri Is Devastated By The Death Of Chris Kelly; Writes Letter To Fans Expressing His Grief
"To the world Chris was MacDaddy but to me, he was a son I never had."
Jermaine went on to say:
"His passion for the music, his love for doing shows, his want to [be] better than everyone else, was always turnt (sic) up."
He concluded the letter by saying:
"When i think about it I spent more time with Chris [Kelly] and Chris [Smith] than damn near anybody in my whole life, so you can imagine how bad this hurts. I will always love you chris, and I will never let the world forget you, may god bless your soul."
The So So Def producer discovered the duo when he was just 18 years old and helped put together their breakthrough debut, Totally Krossed Out. From that moment on, they rode a non-stop rocket to stardom and Jermaine went on to become one of the biggest names in the hip hop scene.
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