Twitter Comforts Andre 3000

When the rapper's mother was found dead in her home, stars tweeted their condolences.

Andre Benjamin (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Andre Benjamin (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

(The Root) — Rapper Andre Benjamin, aka Andre 3000, of the group Outkast has suffered a devastating loss. His mother was found dead on Tuesday, Billboard has confirmed — one day after his birthday.

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.