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.
Kanye West has also lost his mother. He lost his mother in 2007 suddenly at the age of 58 when she suffered complications from cosmetic surgery. She was Kanyes manager at the beginning of his career and what helped him to become the platinum-selling star that he is today.
Uptown Magazine reveals that Chicago rapper, Young QC, had his mother stabbed and shot in order to get to her money. His mother was a successful salon owner and with her death, he was able to access more than $90,000.