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.
— 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
Pray for the good brother Andre 3000 and his family…
— 9th Wonder (@9thWonderMusic) May 29, 2013
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