Teyana Taylor’s brother Fliroy PC Mason was hospitalized a few months before his death and mourned the passing of his own father.

Brother TEYANA Taylor spent nine months in the hospital before his tragic death and mourned the passing of his own father just a year ago.

The singer’s brother was constantly open about his health problems on his Facebook page for a year after his father’s death.


Teyana Taylor’s brother Fliroy was hospitalized nine months before his death.Credit: Instagram/Teyana Taylor
Fliroy's father also died a year after being hospitalized.


Fliroy’s father also died a year after being hospitalized.Credit: Facebook

Fliroy, 31, was admitted to the hospital in September 2021 to battle cancer and has undergone several surgeries throughout his nine-month battle.

A few weeks before his passing, he wrote on Facebook: “I woke up this morning so swollen I don’t even have a belly button. Be healthy. The body is capable of some crazy things.”

Fliroy also posted several tributes to his late father, as he wrote shortly before he was hospitalized: “Happy birthday dad. Today I’m wearing your hoodie: the last photo I took of you was on you. I miss you. I can’t believe I’m saying this… Rest in peace.”

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Earlier in May 2021, Fliroy mourned his father, writing: “38 weeks have passed. Damn, I miss you dad. I find peace knowing that I live in the neighborhood of your favorite movie, Beat Street. and that we were just getting closer.”

He continued, “Then you leave the day before my birthday and two days before yours? It doesn’t get any easier.”

Although Met Gala member and American singer Teyana called Fliroy her brother, he is actually her father’s son from another marriage, making him her stepbrother.


Teyana shared the news of Fliroy’s death in her Instagram post on the morning of June 1st.

Along with a series of 10 photos, she captioned her post: “I tried to process it all.

“I can’t, I’m broken. Gone is a part of me that I will never get back in the flesh. I’m not fine”.

She is the only child of Nikki Taylor and Tito Smith.

Her mother also made a tribute post to Fliroy, naming him as her extended son.

She captioned the post, “I don’t even have words right now. Just a broken heart.

“Fly high, my expanded son. I love you always and forever. May you sleep in heavenly rest.”

The cause of his death has not been officially announced at this time.


Not much is known about Fliroy, but he died when he was about thirty and Teyana named him Ray-Ray.

He was graphic and web designer who were engaged in product placement and brand development.

Fliroy was visionary and hailed from Harlem.

According to him Instagram pagehe also loved photography and art.

Although he has over 3.1k posts on Instagram, he has not updated his page since July 2021.

The PC in his name most likely stands for Petty Crime, as his Instagram handle is @perrycrime333.

He was founder and director at Industreet Guerilla and a well-known promoter at Square Off Music Group, former marketing director at Double Up Ent.

Her half brother also worked as a sales clerk and cashier at Laila Rowe.


In addition to Teyana and her mother, celebrities, friends and fans paid tribute to the late web designer.

Comedian Stilo Brim commented on Teyana’s post: “Love you sis. Sending all the love and vibrations.”

Pirates of the Caribbean actress Daphne Joy commented, “Sending you love and comfort.”

Bounce TV In the Cut star Dorion Renaud said: “Sorry sis. I’m praying for you. I’m here.”

Fans took to Twitter to express their sadness.

One fan wrote: “Sorry T @TEYANATAYLOR. We all love PC. We will miss him very, very much.”

The second expressed his condolences: “Wow. Fly high, PC. You were all inseparable @TEYANATAYLOR.”

Teyana also shared a tribute to another friend on her Instagram story.

Musician Dnas BTM X BBG shared a photo with himTeyana and Fleeory and wrote: “Have you ever met TeamNeRD @pettycrime333. I love you brother”.

Fliroy was battling cancer due to his shocking nine-month hospital stay.


Fliroy was battling cancer due to his shocking nine-month hospital stay.Credit: Instagram/Teyana Taylor
Teyana took to Instagram to mourn the loss of her brother


Teyana took to Instagram to mourn the loss of her brother1 credit
Although the two were close, as Teyana referred to Fliroy as her


Although the two were close, as Teyana referred to Fliroy as her “distant brother”, he was only her half-brother.Credit: Instagram/Teyana Taylor

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