André 3000, the acclaimed American rapper, singer, and multi-instrumentalist, shares a unique chapter of his life with his son, Seven Sirius Benjamin.
Born on November 18, 1997, in Dallas, Texas, Seven inherited a musical legacy from his superstar parents, André 3000 and ex-girlfriend Erykah Badu.
From a young age, Seven displayed a natural affinity for music, frequently engaging in musical sessions with both his mother and father. Erykah Badu, a musical force in her own right, proudly spoke about their shared musical endeavors.
In a 2008 interview with PEOPLE, Badu expressed the diverse talents Seven possesses, noting his beautiful voice and eclectic musical tastes reminiscent of his father. This musical upbringing was further enriched by André 3000’s influence, undoubtedly leaving an indelible mark on Seven’s artistic DNA.
Badu took a proactive role in Seven’s education, homeschooling him during his formative years before he entered public school. This hands-on approach aimed to provide him with a unique academic advantage. The efforts paid off, as Seven excelled academically, becoming one of the top students both in his school and throughout Dallas.
In 2016, Seven’s academic achievements reached new heights when he gained admission to multiple colleges. Erykah Badu proudly shared the news on social media, emphasizing the joy and fulfillment parents experience when their children’s dreams come to fruition.
Despite maintaining a low profile and eschewing the trappings of social media, Seven Sirius Benjamin occasionally graces his parents’ accounts, offering glimpses into his life.