B. Smyth, “Twerkoholic” R&B singer, died at 28
R&B singer B. Smyth, whose single “Twerkoholic Part 2” was released just last month, died Thursday of lung disease. he was 28
His brother Denzil confirmed his death in a video message posted on Smyth’s official Instagram page.
“Today I regret to announce that my brother passed away this morning from respiratory failure after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis,” Denzil wrote in the caption.
Denzil said his brother “wanted him to do the video” to thank his fans for their love and support.
“My brother was very excited to see so many of you creating challenges for his latest released single #Twerkoholic Part 2 during his stay in ICU. It really put a big smile on his face.”
“So on behalf of my brother and family we would like to thank you all for all of your love and support over the years,” he added in the caption.
Born Brandon Smith on March 12, 1994, the Florida native started his career by uploading covers of songs to YouTube.
His 2012 debut single “Leggo” featuring 2 Chainz reached #12 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Songs chart. In 2013 he collaborated with Future on “Win Win”.
His fan-favorite song “Twerkoholic” followed in 2014 and racked up more than 13 million streams on Spotify.
Twerkoholic Part 2 was released in October. Smyth has also released On Me, Plan B, Fall in Love, I Love U So and Own My Heart in recent months.
Denzil said Smyth’s family is asking for privacy at this time, but he plans to update fans about the funeral arrangements.
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