Tragic rapper Chris Kelly will be laid to rest in his native Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday (09May13).

The funeral service for the Kris Kross star will be preceded by a public viewing on Wednesday (08May13).

The Jump hitmaker, aka MAC Daddy, was pronounced dead at Atlanta Medical Center on 1 May (13) from a suspected overdose. He was 34.

Atlanta's biggest hip-hop stars are expected to attend the funeral.