Frank Ocean’s Younger Brother, Ryan Breaux, Has Died at 18

by Jeremy Spirogis
Frank Ocean in 2017

Ryan Breaux, the youthful brother of singer and songwriter Frank Ocean has reportedly handed away. Breaux died after a automotive accident over the weekend.

Frank Ocean in 2017
Frank Ocean in 2017 | ANGELA WEISS/AFP through Getty Images

Who was Ryan Breaux?

Breaux was the second son of Katonya Breaux. He and Ocean had a really shut relationship. Ocean’s music, “Orion,” is broadly regarded as about his brother.

The lyrics learn:

“I remember when you were born/Ohhh, how happy I was/cause If it didn’t go as I planned it/At least you’d double my chances… But promise big bro one thing, That you won’t go wasting time/ won’t go wasting time/ (no) that you won’t go wasting time/ Won’t go wasting time/Don’t go wasting it.”

In a Billboard interview from 2017, Katonya additionally talked concerning the relationship between her sons. When requested if she was Ocean’s greatest fan, she advised the publication, “I would definitely so—well, maybe Ryan. Ryan will put those songs on repeat 50 times a day. I would definitely say Ryan, and I’m number two.”

Breaux’s voice can be featured on “Futura Free” from Ocean’s album, blond.

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The circumstances of his demise

ABC7 reported that two individuals died in a fiery automotive crash in Thousand Oaks, California. The information station stories that in accordance with the early investigation, their automotive “appeared to leave the roadway and collide with a tree in the center median. The force of the crash caused the car to rip in half and was found by Ventura County sheriff’s deputies engulfed in flames.” Both individuals within the automotive have been pronounced lifeless.

Several of Breaux’s buddies have posted tributes to him on social media, mourning him and confirming his demise. “I don’t even know what to say. Ryan u were one of the most incredible people I have ever known u gave me everything I could’ve ever wanted and I’m so grateful for all the memories we shared. I will love you always and forever,” wrote one friend.

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Another stated, “Ry, I don’t think I’ll ever recover. I will love you forever. Always have and always will. I wish I answered that call the other night, I would have never hung up. I can’t imagine life without you. You impacted the world and your memory will last forever. Rest easy my angel.” The second individual within the automotive has been confirmed as Breaux’s friend, Ezekial “Zeek” Bishop.

The crash remains to be being investigated. Our ideas exit to Ocean and Bishop’s family members right now.

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