Ryan Breaux, Frank Ocean’s ( Christopher Edwin Breaux ) younger brother has reportedly lost his life in a car crash which also claimed the live of his friend who was with him in the car at the moment of the incident.
At about 1:30am on yesterday, a car crash was reported by the Ventura County Fire Department to have claimed the lives of two men, one of which was 18years old Ryan Breaux alongside his friend Zeek Bishop . According to the fire department, both men died on scene.
ABC 7 reports that authorities will continue to investigate the cause of the accident. The victims have not been officially named by the coroner, reports CBS Los Angeles .
Frank Ocean and his family are yet to make any public statement regarding the lost of their son and brother.
However, messages of condolences, thoughts and prayers have filled the internet as fans, well wishers and fellow musicians etc poured out to show support for the artist and his family at their time of grief.
“Rest In Peace Ryan Breaux,” wrote DJ and producer Kai Asa Savon Wright, known professionally as Sango. Sango is known for his remixes of Ocean’s tracks, previously sharing renditions of ‘Nights’ and ‘Cayendo’.
Rapper MadeinTYO, real name Malcolm Jamaal Davis, also paid his respects to the late Ryan Breaux.
“Ryan Breaux, you was a good kid & always showed me love,” Davis wrote on Twitter. “see you up top ! pray for frank family”.
Frank Ocean is believed to have a very close relationship with his now deceased brother Ryan Breaux, whom he featured in a music video back in 2016 titled ‘Futura Free’ .
The nine-minute track ends with a conversation between Ocean and the then-11-year-old Breaux.