According to reports, Sharon Benjamin Hodo, the mother of rapper and actor Andre "3000" Benjamin has been found dead in her Rex, GA home. Very few details are available at the moment, but several people within the music industry—including fellow Dungeon Family member Big Gipp of Goodie Mob—have tweeted their condolences:
My Condolences And LOVE GO OUT TO 3000 ...WE ALL LOVED YOUR MOTHER MISS B..God got her NOW!!#DUNGEONFAMILY... Gipp— GippGoodie...Zagga (@GippGoodie) May 28, 2013
Rest In Peace to Sharon Hodo, mother of Andre3000, who passed away today. Such sad news.— kathy iandoli (@kath3000) May 29, 2013
God bless to Andre 3000. Stay strong— Casey Veggies (@CaseyVeggies) May 29, 2013
This sad news comes a day after the entertainer celebrated his 38th birthday. Our deepest condolences go out to him and his family.