André 3000’s Mother Passes Away

André 3000

Andre “3000” Benjamin is mourning the loss of his mother, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, who passed away on Monday.

A representative for the OutKast rapper confirmed the sad news to Billboard.

According to unconfirmed reports, she was found dead in her Atlanta home on her son’s 38th birthday.

Benjamin-Hodo was the founder of the Starlight Camp for underprivileged children, and served as a manager for Andre and Big Boi early in their career.

Andre’s peers including Jermaine Dupri and Janelle Monáe sent their condolences. “Our Prayers and love go out to our friend André 3000 & family during this time,” tweeted Janelle.

The Benjamin family asks for the continued support of the Starlight Camp in lieu of sending flowers.

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16 Comments

  1. thedon

    R.I.P. Sharon Benjamin-Hodo. Andre 3stacks, take your time, my condolences…

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  2. CBE

    Damn on his birthday? R.I.P

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  3. Gyary

    I’m sorry to hear.. rest in peace

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  4. ewr

    where are the illuminati conspiracists. oh yes, i forgot, that nonsense only applies to the rappers you DONT like

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    TheTruth Reply:

    @ewr, was that necessary? If you aren’t showing love or support then why post? Dumbass. Rest in peace mama Benjamin!

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  5. 2bad2bme

    sorry to hear the sad news i can’t imagine my life without my mom

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  6. Truth

    On his birthday? Thats mad fishy. i wonder what the circumstances of her death are. That really is some BS to have your mother pass away on your B-day.

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    Dang, on his B-day? That sucks! RIP

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  9. Brianb

    RIP man!

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  10. #RihannaNAVi

    feel so sorry for him :(
    R.I.P

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  11. MSD

    Rest In Peace Sharon Benjamin-Hodo.

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  12. shak

    My condolences go out. Sad day when anyones mother passes. :/

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  13. nathan

    R.I.P. to your Mom.. God bless her, and stay strong…

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  14. Rowless Rosiee2

    Rip to his Mother

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  15. Tonya Vamper

    Sorry to hear about your loss Andre and may God give you peace and comfort during this time in your life.

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