By Alyssa Debonair
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
During the first season and a half of “Empire,” Jussie Smollett appeared to be the show’s breakout star. There is no questioning his talent, as he’s held his own versus Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. However, now, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray looks like the breakout star.
Yazz is the first younger member of the cast to land a high-profile role not associated with the show. This year, Yazz was announced as a part of the cast for the New Edition biopic. When the BET film airs, early next year, Yazz will play Michael Bivins.
As his celebrity is rising, Yazz is getting Hakeem Lyon love out here in these streets. Recently, he shared a video on his Instagram of him walking through the mall. Those 10 million viewers a week are no joke, as countless girls were screaming and running behind him.
Watch the entire video below:
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