Bryshere Y. Gray & His Family: The Pictures You Need to See

The internet has been a bit obsessed with Bryshere Y. Gray recently. From rampant - and totally unfounded death rumors - to his character's kidnapping on Empire, the actor who plays Hakeem Lyon on the FOX hit has found himself, quite suddenly, in the social media spotlight. It's not a place he's totally uncomfortable with, but as his star continues to rise, so does the focus on Gray's life away from set. That, of course, includes his family and his upbringing in Philadelphia. It also shines a bit of a light on Gray's mom, a woman the actor/rapper has frequently credited for all of his success both on and off screen. But while Gray is quick to thank his family for helping him find his way to fame, fans of Yazzy still don't know much about the group. Click through the gallery for a crash course on Gray's nearest and dearest and check out some of their best Instagram moments. (Instagram)

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