Kanye, who also went though the trauma of losing his mum Dondra in 2007, and has no doubt been offering his support.
The two men will have also been bonding over fatherhood. Scott has two children with Kourtney Kardashian — son Mason, three, and daughter Penelope, born July 2012 — and will have on hand to discuss parenting with new father Kanye, who welcomed daughter North West with fiancée Kim Kardashian in June.
It might not be long before Kanye and Kim welcome baby number two.
According to US Weekly, Kim "wants her kids to be close in age", while her husband-to-be "wants a huge family".
"She'll try to get pregnant next summer, after the wedding," a source confirmed. Kim and Kanye got engaged on 33rd birthday at San Francisco's AT&T Park, when the rapper presented her with a Lorraine Schwartz diamond ring. And he has already suggested their nuptials will be a spectacle.
"Two words: Fighter jets," Kanye teased in a radio interview last month.