Buzz Bites (5/2/13): Chris Kelly Of Kris Kross Dies At Age 34

Kris Kross' Chris Kelly dies at age 34, will.i.am is executive producing Britney Spears new album + Lil Wayne hospitalized for seizures again in today's Buzz Bites.

Kris Kross’ Chris Kelly died yesterday. He was 34.

+ Chris Kelly, one-half of the rap duo Kris Kross, died in an Atlanta hospital yesterday after he was found unresponsive in his home. He was 34. The cause of death has not yet been determined. (MTV News)

will.i.am has confirmed he will be the executive producer for Britney Spears‘ upcoming album. “I gotta be the vehicle between her and her fans. … Don’t we want to see something that comes from her heart?” he told Rolling Stone. (MTV News)

Lil Wayne was hospitalized in Los Angeles Tuesday for seizures again, according to TMZ. The site also reported he was treated and released yesterday morning. (MTV News)

+ Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch‘s death. The New York Post reports that a playground in New York City’s Brooklyn Heights will be renamed “Adam Yauch Playground.” A renaming ceremony will take place tomorrow. (Pitchfork)

+ The new season of Big Time Rush‘s TV show kicks off today on Nickelodeon. Season 4 features the guys recording their third record and getting ready for a world tour. (Just Jared Jr.)

Diplo and Skrillex are teaming up for a new group called Jack U! The newly formed duo are booked to perform Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Parties over the summer. (MTV News)

+ Watch Kris Kross’ “Jump” video.

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