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OutKast’s Andre 3G loses his mother yesterday in Ga.

According to, The Source regrets to inform that Sharon Benjamin, the mother of rapper Andre 3000, passed away yesterday in her sleep. She was 58 years old. 


Hip Hop Enquirer reports:
Mrs. Sharon Benjamin, affectionately known as “Ma Benjaman, Ms. B, and Nana,” died at the age of 58 and was a key player in the lives of OutKast during their formative teenage years as they grew into adulthood and served as one of the managers for “her boys” earlier in their career.

The wife of New Morning Light Baptist Church pastor Robert L Hodo of Conley, Georgia, Mrs. Hodo was also a successful real estate agent in the Atlanta area and was a life coach and game giver to many artists that came up in Tha A.

The Source Magazine would like to send our deepest condolences to Andre 3000, Big Boi, Seven, and the rest of the Benjamin-Hodo family.

-Sha Be Allah(@KingPenStatus)