It’s been nearly a week now since Ryan Breaux, the little brother of Frank Ocean, passed away in a tragic car accident. Breaux and his friend Ezekiel “Zeek” Bishop unfortunately lost their lives as their vehicle collided with a tree in the center median of the roadway.
As private as the Breuax family are, it’s important for fans to allow the family to grieve in whatever way is best for them.
Ryan and Frank’s mom, Katonya Breaux, paid tribute to her late son. In a heartbreaking Instagram post earlier today, she remembered Ryan with a photo of herself with her 18-year-old son. While she left the post captionless, fans flooded the comments with a slew of uplifting and supportive messages.
Friends of Ryan Breaux also took to Instagram to pay tribute:
Singer and rapper, Made In Tokyo tweeted about Ryan:
Ryan Breaux you was a good kid & always showed me love. see you up top ! pray for frank family— MADE IN TOKYO 🎌 (@madeintyo) August 2, 2020
broken hearted 💔
Musician and collaborator of Frank Ocean, Sango, shared his support
Thomas Barbusca, star of The Mick.
Model Kaia Gerber paid tribute to her friend as well
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ryan and zeek, my heart is so heavy right now. I can’t put into words how grateful I am for every second I was lucky enough to spend with you. the two people who made me smile the biggest. I will never forget that. I can still feel you here. I can still hear your laughs. I promise to keep trying to smile for you, I love you both forever. ❤️ rest peacefully always by each other’s side