Staffordshire, England – British-born MC Blaine Cameron Johnson — better known as Grime rapper Cadet — has reportedly passed away. According to the BBC, Johnson was in a taxi on his way to a gig at Keele University in Staffordshire, England when he was involved in a fatal car accident.
The news was confirmed on Johnson’s official Instagram account.
“We The Family of Blaine Cameron Johnson otherwise known as Cadet (Underrated Legend) would like to share the sad new 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. Love The Johnson Family.”
WWETV UK Host Tony TNT put a touching tribute to the artist on Instagram reminiscing on the time they attended an event together.