Staffordshire, England – British-born MC Blaine Cameron Johnson — higher often known as Grime rapper Cadet — has reportedly handed away. According to the BBC, Johnson was in a taxi on his approach to a gig at Keele University in Staffordshire, England when he was concerned in a deadly automotive accident.
The information was confirmed on Johnson’s official Instagram account.
“We The Family of Blaine Cameron Johnson in any other case often known as Cadet (Underrated Legend) want to share the unhappy new that throughout the early hours of ninth February 2019 he handed away as a passenger in a taxi, en path to a efficiency. Right now we the household admire your endurance and can share with you any data as and after we can. Thanks in your assist prematurely. Love The Johnson Family.”
Cadet’s cousin Krep — one half of rap duo Krept and Konan — expressed his grief on social media.
“My life won’t ever be the identical once more,” he wrote on Instagram. “I like you and can ceaselessly miss you. I can’t imagine it. I’m heartbroken. Rest in peace cuz. You lastly began getting the popularity you deserved. I’m so happy with you. My left lung. Im devastated and damaged proper now.”
My life won’t ever be the identical once more. I like you and can ceaselessly miss you. I cant imagine it. I’m heartbroken. Rest in peace cuz. You lastly began getting the popularity you deserved. Im so happy with you. My left lung. Im devestated and damaged proper now 😪💔 pic.twitter.com/125pWPMzO1
— TALLY (@kreptplaydirty) February 9, 2019
Fellow U.Ok. rapper Stormzy additionally weighed in on social media and penned a heartfelt tribute to his former collaborator.
“Look at what everyone seems to be saying about you, I correct don’t even know what to sort this feels mad bizarre,” he captioned a video. “I used to be gonna write a protracted speech about how I met you and what you’ve finished for me however the place does man begin. Everyone loves you take a look at what everybody has to say about your coronary heart and character. This man ALWAYS, as in actually each single time I see him greets me with a ‘I like you lil bro,’ the previous few occasions we’ve seen one another that’s all we are saying, we haven’t even caught up, man simply sees you and also you say you recognize I like you lil bro and I say bro from early I like you.
“This man has saved my arse after I was useless broke and made it an obligation to let me know you’ve received my again, like that’s all you say and remind me. This man exudes love. I can’t even clarify how clear hearted you’re, look what you imply to everybody. No one will ever neglect you huge bro, phrases can’t do something justice proper now however relaxation in peace to absolutely the REALEST and I can say that with my hand on my coronary heart. Love you bro.”
Johnson was 28.
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Look at what everyone is saying about you, I proper don’t even know what to type this feels mad weird. I was gonna write a long speech about how I met you and what you’ve done for me but where does man start. Everyone loves you look at what everyone has to say about your heart and character. This guy ALWAYS, as in literally every single time I see him greets me with a “I love you lil bro”, the last few times we’ve seen each other that’s all we say, we haven’t even caught up, man just sees you and you say you know I love you lil bro and I say bro from early I love you. This guy has saved my arse when I was dead broke and made it a duty to let me know you’ve got my back, like that’s all you say and remind me. IThis man exudes love. I can’t even explain how clean hearted you are, look what you mean to everyone. No one will ever forget you big bro, words can’t do anything justice right now but rest in peace to the absolute REALEST and I can say that with my hand on my heart. Love you bro 💔💔💔💔
Revisit a few of Cadet’s music under.