Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly's Funeral

Family and friends bid farewell to the Kris Kross rapper.

Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly's Funeral - Several hundred mourned the tragic loss of Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly yesterday (May 9) at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church in Atlanta. Chris Smith, his Kris Kross partner in rhyme, was moved to tears as he remembered his friend and offered condolences to Kelly's mom. Jermaine Dupri, who famously found the duo at a mall in the '90s, and former label mate Da Brat wore backwards clothes in remembrance of their style; and Keke Wyatt delivered an impassioned rendition of "His Eye Is on the Sparrow." Click on to see more photos from the funeral.(Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly's Funeral - Several hundred mourned the tragic loss of Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly yesterday (May 9) at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church in Atlanta. Chris Smith, his Kris Kross partner in rhyme, was moved to tears as he remembered his friend and offered condolences to Kelly's mom. Jermaine Dupri, who famously found the duo at a mall in the '90s, and former label mate Da Brat wore backwards clothes in remembrance of their style; and Keke Wyatt delivered an impassioned rendition of "His Eye Is on the Sparrow." Click on to see more photos from the funeral.(Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Gone Too Soon - Pallbearers carry the casket of Chris Kelly following his funeral service at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Gone Too Soon - Pallbearers carry the casket of Chris Kelly following his funeral service at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

So So Def Family - A number of Atlanta music luminaries attended the funeral service for Chris Kelly, but none more important than producer Jermaine Dupri and Kelly?s Kris Kross bandmate Chris ?Daddy Mac? Smith. Dupri and Smith are seen here arriving at the church.  (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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So So Def Family - A number of Atlanta music luminaries attended the funeral service for Chris Kelly, but none more important than producer Jermaine Dupri and Kelly’s Kris Kross bandmate Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith. Dupri and Smith are seen here arriving at the church.  (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Portrait and Pain - As a photo of Chris Kelly faces the many sad family and friends in attendance, his Kris Kross rhyme partner Chris Smith is consoled by another funeral attendee. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Portrait and Pain - As a photo of Chris Kelly faces the many sad family and friends in attendance, his Kris Kross rhyme partner Chris Smith is consoled by another funeral attendee. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Finding the Words - An emotional Chris Smith speaks at the funeral of his late friend Chris Kelly. Smith promised to carry on the Kris Kross legacy. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Finding the Words - An emotional Chris Smith speaks at the funeral of his late friend Chris Kelly. Smith promised to carry on the Kris Kross legacy. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Chico DeBarge Performance - Chico DeBarge was one of the stars who performed at the funeral service of Chris Kelly of the rap duo Kris Kross.(Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Chico DeBarge Performance - Chico DeBarge was one of the stars who performed at the funeral service of Chris Kelly of the rap duo Kris Kross.(Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Homegoing Ceremony - A New Orleans style funeral procession played songs in tribute of the homegoing service for Chris Kelly. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Homegoing Ceremony - A New Orleans style funeral procession played songs in tribute of the homegoing service for Chris Kelly. (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

So Many Tears - Jennifer Humphrey, right, is comforted by her sister Jeanine Humphrey as they attend the funeral service for Chris Kelly.  (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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So Many Tears - Jennifer Humphrey, right, is comforted by her sister Jeanine Humphrey as they attend the funeral service for Chris Kelly.  (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Missing You - Producer Jermaine Dupri and Chris Smith bid farewell to Chris Kelly at the late rapper's funeral service in Atlanta.(Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Missing You - Producer Jermaine Dupri and Chris Smith bid farewell to Chris Kelly at the late rapper's funeral service in Atlanta.(Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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Final Farewell - Donna Kelly Pratte, second from left, the mother of Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly, follows the casket of her son as it leaves Jackson Memorial Baptist Church. R.I.P. Chris Kelly!  (Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)