Andre 3000, AKA Andre Benjamin at the 2007 Com...
Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, Mother of Hip-Hop Star Andre 3000, Dies Suddenly in Atlanta Home. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Our deepest condolences go out to Hip-Hop musician Andree 3000 over the death of his mother, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo. Billboard reports the cause of death has not been confirmed, but it is believed Mrs. Benjamin-Hodo, 62, died of natural causes.

Sharon Benjamin-Hodo was a regular fixture in metro-Atlanta. She started the Starlight Camp for underprivileged children.

She was found dead in her Atlanta home on the same day as Andre 3000’s 38th birthday. Andre 3000, whose real name is Andre Benjamin is one half of the group Outkast and had hit song “He Ya.”


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