Andre 3000’s Father, Lawrence Walker, Dies


(Gossip-Grind News) Andre 3000’s Father, Lawrence Walker, Dies:

Condolences and prayers go out to Outkast member Andre “Andre 3000” Benjamin. The rapper/ actor’s father passed away earlier today.

According to StraightFromTheA:

While details are sketchy, a source close to the talented artist confirmed that Dre’s biological father, Lawrence Walker, died of an apparent heart attack today.

Walker had been reportedly out chopping wood for the fireplace and when he returned indoors, he suffered the attack.

The sad news comes just short of a year of Dre’s mother’s death.

Andre 3000′s mom, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, passed away on May 28, 2013 in her Rex, Georgia home.


Rest in peace Lawrence Walker.



  1. sandre ennis

    02/12/2014 at 10:56 PM

    sad news rest in peace

  2. GHHB

    02/12/2014 at 11:37 PM

    May he rest in peace!

  3. Gossipwelove

    02/13/2014 at 3:40 AM

    He looks like his dad. My condolences to Andre and his family.

  4. Kia

    02/13/2014 at 9:53 AM

    Sorry to hear this!!!

  5. TheRealEOTMMediaCEO

    02/15/2014 at 1:31 PM

    wow, RIP

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