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Jermaine Dupri is having a busy weekend. It’s the 25th anniversary of JD’s So So Def label, so course a party to kick of BET Awards Weekend was on the schedule as well as the launch of So So Def Radio.

Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri have some major collaborative hits under their belts, including the Grammy Award winning “We Belong Together,” for example. Today (Oct. 7), the music stars confirmed that they are formally joining forces with Dupri joining the former American Idol judge’s management team.

Jermaine Dupri famously rapped “money ain’t a thing,” but this is probably not what he had in mind. The Atlanta Hip-Hop mogul, So So Def Records founder and producer/rapper has been hit with an $800,000 bill courtesy of the IRS. 

While the exact circumstances of Chris Kelly‘s death remain uncertain, the late rapper’s funeral services have been set. The “Mac Daddy” half of Kris Kross will be buried this Thursday, May 9 in Atlanta.

More details are emerging surrounding the sudden death of Chris Kelly of Kris Kross. According to multiple reports, Kelly aka Mac Daddy had ingested a mixture of coke and heron (speedballs) before his death. 

Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly of the 90’s rap group Kris Kross passed away today (May 1). He was just 34 years old.

Jermaine Dupri still has plenty of clout in the music business. The producer/artist/mogul put on the So So Def 20th Anniversary Concert in Atlanta and besides So So Def legends like Kriss Kross, Jagged Edge and Xscape, special guests included Jay-Z, Young Jeezy, Ludacris and much, much more.

So So Def Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary and founder Jermaine Dupri is making sure the milestone is celebrated in style. Last night at a secret location in Atlanta, JD hosted a private dinner for the old crew and on hand were Da Brat, Jagged Edge, Bonecrusher, Youngbloodz, latest act Fresco Kane and more. 

Da Brat is out of prison, and back working with Jermaine Dupri. In a recent video blog, Brat and Dupri announced an upcoming mixtape that Da Brat is working on. Da Brat spent the last few years in jail for an aggravated assault conviction. She was released in March. Fans can expect her new mixtape […]