Rapper Blaine Johnson dies on the age of 28.
“We the household of Blaine Cameron Johnson in any other case referred to as Cadet (Underrated Legend) want to share the unhappy information that throughout the early hours of ninth February 2019 he handed away as a passenger in a taxi, en path to a efficiency. Proper now we the household admire your endurance and can share with you any info as and after we can. Thanks to your help prematurely. Love the Johnson household,” the assertion stated.
Cadet’s Instagram account has since been set to personal.
He was on his technique to carry out at Keele College earlier than the crash.
Stars have taken to social media to pay tribute together with his cousin and rapper Krept saying: “My life won’t ever be the identical once more. I really like you and can perpetually miss you.
“I can’t imagine it. I’m heartbroken. Relaxation in peace cuz. You lastly began getting the popularity you deserved.
“I’m so pleased with you,”(sic) he continued. “My left lung. I’m devastated and damaged proper now.”
Producer Dr Kane tweeted: “I really feel numb my bro . I used to be simply talking to you about our subsequent tune have been have been gonna drop and shut down this yr. I really feel sick man! RIP Cadet.”
“Can’t imagine it… I used to be on stage with him final week,” DJ Semtex wrote. “By no means seen a person so completely happy.
“Every thing was figuring out for him. This was gonna be his yr. We have been plottin the perfect time to do an interview on his subsequent single. RIP Cadet.”(sic)
Instance posted on Twitter: “Was chatting to you solely final week about how excited you have been for some festivals this summer season.
“A lot constructive power. Smiling continuous once I was with you, first time we met I felt as if I’d identified you my entire life.
“Mad humble man. RIP Cadet,” he added.
Mega So Strong stated Cadet “introduced life and substance to the UK music scene”.
A rising star on the grime scene, Cadet was because of carry out at Wi-fi Pageant 2019.
He rose to fame after changing into in style on YouTube with tracks together with Letter To Krept and Instagram Ladies.
Cadet has launched two EPs, The Dedication and The Dedication 2, and has additionally supported Krept & Konan on tour.
He just lately collaborated with Deno on Recommendation, with the musician responding to the information of his demise by sharing a string of damaged coronary heart and crying emojis on Twitter.