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article imageRapper Andre 3000's mother found dead

By Layne Weiss     May 29, 2013 in Entertainment
Rex - Outkast rapper and actor, Andre 3000's mother, Sharon Benjamin Hodo, has been found dead in her Rex, Georgia home, a source confirms to Billboard.
Sharon Benjamin-Hodo passed away in Rex, Georgia home Monday May 27. The details of her death are still being sorted. Sources close to the situation say they've spoken to her neighbors, XXL reports.
According to Billboard, Sharon was the founder of the Starlight Camp for underprivileged children, which operated out of the New Morning Light Baptist Church in Conley, Georgia. She was the wife of pastor Robert Hodo.
Andre's mother died on his 38th birthday, HipHopDX reports according to unconfirmed reports by Billboard.
Members of of the HipHop community including Bun B of UGK and GipGoodie of Goodie Mob have tweeted their condolences.
Andre 3000 will be starring as Jimi Hendrix in the biopic "All Is By My Side."
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