Denzil, the R&B singer's older brother, confirmed the tragic news in a video posted Thursday on Smyth's Instagram page. In the caption, Denzil wrote that the Twerkaholic singer, real name Brandon Smith, passed away from respiratory failure after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. "On behalf of my brother and my family we want to say thank you to all of you for all of your love & support throughout the years," Denzil captioned the post. "We also want to say thank you for all of your prayers. #RIPBSMYTH Love you bro!".