According to reports, B. Smyth, an R&B performer who had a number of hits in the last ten years, has died. He was 28.
“Today regretfully I have to announce that my brother has passed away this morning from respiratory failure after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis,” Denzil wrote in the caption.
“My brother was very excited to see a lot of you create challenges for his latest released single #Twerkoholic part 2 while he was in the ICU, it really brought him a big smile to his face.”
The singer’s brother Denzil Smith shared the awful news on Instagram. Smith said in a moving video that Smyth, real name Brandon Smith, passed away on Thursday morning, November 17, from respiratory failure following a protracted battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He continued by saying that while the musician was in the intensive care unit, fans made him very happy by making social media challenges for his most recent song, “Twerkaholic Part 2.”
The follow-up to “Twerkaholic,” which debuted last month, has been a fan favorite of Smyth’s.
Smyth and rapper 2 Chainz worked together on the song “Leggo,” which was released in 2012 and reached its highest position of No. 12 on the Hot R&B Songs chart. On “Win, Win” and “Gettin’ That,” he also collaborated with Future. The song “Ride Good,” which he co-wrote with vocalist LightSkinKeisha, received more than 30 million YouTube views in 2018.
The plans for the funeral will be made soon, according to B. Smyth’s brother. For those who can’t make it to the funeral, there might be a Livestream of the ceremony accessible.
B. Smyth’s musical career.
2012 saw Smyth sign a record deal with Motown Records thanks to his success at talent shows. On December 11, 2012, he dropped his first song, “Leggo,” which featured 2 Chainz. Both the U.S. R&B Songs List and the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles list saw the song’s peak at No. 20, respectively.
On October 15, 2013, Smyth released “Win Win,” his second single with Future, from his debut EP, “The Florida Files EP.” Mike Will Made It and Pluss worked together to produce the song.
ByStorm Entertainment and RCA Records became Smyth’s new record labels after he left Motown. Smyth’s debut single, “Creep,” featuring Young Thug, was released on December 4 by RCA and ByStorm. Dun Deal created the song’s production.
B. Smyth early life.
In Florida’s Fort Lauderdale, Brandon Smith was born in 1994. At the beginning of his career, Smith posted his own covers of well-known songs on YouTube, such as “Stay” by Rihanna and “Quickie” by Miguel, some of which have amassed over 500,000 views.
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As a result of his videos, he was invited to play at a number of prestigious talent competitions where his performance style was compared to those of well-known performers Chris Brown and Usher. He battled pulmonary fibrosis for a very long time before succumbing to it on November 17, 2022.
B. Smyth’s net worth.
B. Smyth is estimated to have a net worth ranging from $1 million-$2 million approximately.