André 3000's father, Lawrence Walker, has passed away. A rep for the veteran rapper confirmed the news with Straight From the A that André's dad passed away on Wednesday, February 12. According to the Atlanta-based website, Walker was chopping wood outside for his fireplace. When he came back inside his home, he suffered an apparent heart attack. A picture of Lawrence Walker can be seen below.

Last May, André 3000 lost his mother Sharon Benjamin-Hodo a day after his 38th birthday. Our condolences go out to André and his family.

[via MissInfo & Straight From the A]

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