Andre 3000’s Mother, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, Passes Away

Posted on May 29, 2013

Andre 3000
Rapper Andre “3000” has lost his mother. A representative for the star confirmed to Billboard that Sharon Benjamin-Hodo has passed away. Benjamin-Hodo was the founder of The Starlight Camp for underprivileged children, which she guided from the New Morning Light Missionary Baptist Church in Conley, GA.

It has been requested that fans offer support to The Starlight Camp, as opposed to flowers, according to the spokesperson.

Fellow Atlanta hip-hop star and Dungeon Family member Big Gipp issued his condolences via Twitter, along with Bun B and others.

Details on Benjamin-Hodo’s death are emerging as the story develops. Sources close to the situation have said they spoke to neighbors near her home who have also confirmed she died.

This tragic news comes days after Andre 3000 celebrated his 38th birthday.

Condolences to Andre 3000 and his family.

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