Benjamin’s mother, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, was the founder of the Starlight Camp in Georgia, a program for underprivileged children. The family has encouraged continued support for the foundation in lieu of flowers.
Black celebs sent messages of condolences to the Benjamin-Hodo family via Twitter upon hearing the news. Check out some of the tweets below.
Prayers for Andre 3000… bit.ly/11aiWNC
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) May 29, 2013
— Jackée Harry (@JackeeHarry) May 29, 2013
Sending prayers up for my brother Andre 3000. Heard he lost his mother.
— Bun B (@BunBTrillOG) May 29, 2013
Andre 3000′s Mother Dies A Day After His 38th Birthday: My condolences go out to Dre,and the entire Benjamin-H… bit.ly/144VI9s
— Jermaine Dupri (@jermainedupri) May 29, 2013
Pray for the good brother Andre 3000 and his family…
— 9th Wonder (@9thWonderMusic) May 29, 2013