Donda West, mother to Chicago bred rapper Kanye West, has reportedly passed away.
The tragic news was broken by Hot 97's Miss Info via her blog.
Donda reportedly passed away in Los Angeles early today (November 11). Kanye, who was in London when the tragic news surfaced, is on his way back home.
The rapper has always publicly celeberated his close relationship with his mother and dedicated a song to her on his sophomore album, Late Registartion.
Donda served as Kanye's manager and was a former chairman of the English department at Chicago State University.
Earlier this year, she released a book titled Raising Kanye which detailed his childhood and her experiences as her son's manager.