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As the hip-hop community, fans and those close to Chris “Mac Daddy” continue to mourn his tragic death, the man that gave Kris Kross their start has released a “letter to the fans.” This morning, Jermaine Dupri offered some heartfelt words on his website, Global 14.

To the world Chris was MacDaddy but to me, he was a son I never had. As much as you may think I taught him, he taught me. God has blessed me to be in the presence of so many naturally talented people, and Chris was one.

Continue reading JD’s letter after the jump…

His understanding of what we set out to do, from day one was always on point. His passion for the music, his love for doing shows, his want to [be] better than everyone else, was always turnt up. When I think about it, I spent more time with Chris and chris 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

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