Friends Mourn Frank Ocean's Brother Ryan's Passing at 18 — What Happened?

Afouda Fortune
Aug 03, 2020
10:38 A.M.
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Friends are mourning the death of Frank Ocean’s younger brother, Ryan Breaux, who reportedly died in a car crash on Sunday. The singer’s brother was 18 years old.

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According to Heavy, the news of Ryan’s passing was broken by one of his close friends, Charlotte Rose, through an Instagram post.

Frank Ocean at the Louis Vuitton Menswear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 17, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

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Along with a series of videos and pictures of the late 18-year-old, Charlotte described the late teenager as "one of the most incredible people" she has ever known, after which she confessed her eternal love for him.

The accident took place at about 1:30 am on Sunday, August 2 in Thousand Oaks. The car that Ryan and Zeek drove appeared to have hit a tree after it went off the road.

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Another friend, Alex, also shared an Instagram tribute to honor Ryan and his friend, Zeek, who also passed away in the crash. After explaining how the duo always managed to make her smile, she wrote:

“I would do anything to hear their loud contagious laugh again. there is nobody like Ryan & Zeek. they will forever be in my heart. my big bro’s forever. rest in paradise together.”

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Amid the emotional social media tributes, Daily Mail reported that Ryan and Zeek were allegedly involved in a single-vehicle crash that claimed both their lives.

The accident took place at about 1:30 am on Sunday, August 2 in Thousand Oaks. The car that Ryan and Zeek drove appeared to have hit a tree after it went off the road. According to the Ventura County Fire Department, both died at the scene.

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Before his death, Ryan gained acclaim after he appeared on his brother, Frank Ocean’s 2016 album, “Blond.”

At the time of the album’s release, The Fader revealed that Ryan had used social media to share his honest opinion about it.

The late 18-year-old who got featured on “Futura Free” was especially grateful that the album’s release meant that Frank could go back to paying him some attention. May his soul rest In peace.

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