André 3000's Father Lawrence Walker Passes Away From Apparent Heart Attack

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February 14, 2014 AT 7:19 AM
André 3000 's father, Lawrence Walker, has passed away. A rep for the veteran rapper, who played Jimi Hendrix in a recent biopic, confirmed the news on Wednesday, February 12. According to the Atlanta-based website, Walker was chopping wood outside for his fireplace. When he came back inside his home, he suffered an apparent heart attack. Last May, a day after his 38th birthday, André 3000 lost his mother Sharon Benjamin-Hodo.