Kanye West’s mother, Professor Donda West, died last night in Los Angeles, California. The cause of death has not been released.
Donda West, the mother of hip-hop star and Chicago native Kanye West, died early Sunday in Los Angeles.
She was 58.
The former English professor at Chicago State University also was her son’s manager and the chairwoman of the Kanye West Foundation. (Chicago Tribune)
Kanye was apparently in London when notified of her death and is in route to L.A. as of this writing. Our sincere condolences go out to Kanye and his entire family.