UK rapper Cadet, real name Blaine Cameron Johnson, died on his way to a gig in a tragic car accident
Rapper Cadet has died aged 28 in a car accident.
His family confirmed news over his death in a statement: “We the family of Blaine Cameron Johnson known as Cadet (Underrated Legend) would like to share the sad news that during the early hours of 9th February 2019 he passed away as a passenger in a taxi, en route to a performance
“Right now we the family appreciate your patience and will share with you any information as and when we can. Thanks for your support in advance.
Fans have rushed to pay tribute
“Love The Johnson Family #cadetcadet #imbuff #underratedlegend #ripcadet.”
They then switched the account to private. Cadet was on his way to Keele University where he was due to perform at the student union.
In a statement, Staffordshire Police said: “Emergency services attended and a passenger of the Toyota, a 28-year-old man from London, sadly died at the scene.