Andre 3000 of Outkast lost his mother in 2013 when she was only 58. She died the day after his 38th birthday. According to Huffington Post, she passed away in her sleep. Several celebrities offered their condolences to him, including Antwon Patton, Jermaine Dupri, and Russell Simmons.
Many rappers have lost their mothers early in their career or before their career got started, which has had an influence on them.