UK rapper Cadet killed in car crash on way to gig

Lawrence Kim
February 10, 2019

As Cadet was set to perform a set at this year's Wireless Festival, the organisers have announced that they will reserve his time to act as a tribute for him. Three other passengers in the Toyota were treated for minor injuries at Leighton Hospital in Crewe. Krept's duo, Krept and Konan, worked with Cadet often, and their artistic relationship went back to childhood. As you imagine, the word reached Twitter, where as of this morning, members of his entourage and the United Kingdom rap scene have assembled to pay their respects.

Producer Dr Kane tweeted: 'I feel numb my bro you know.

DJ Semtex said he had been on stage with Cadet last week and couldn't believe the news.

@micrighteous tweeted, "RIP Cadet you had so much more to give, this doesn't make sense".

Staffordshire Police confirmed Cadet's death in a statement on Facebook, revealing that he was a passenger in a Toyota Prius taxi when the vehicle collided with a Vauxhall Combo van at around 1:30 a.m. local time in the village of Betley, roughly 150 miles northwest of London. Specialist officers are supporting the man's family.

Mega So Solid wrote: "Woke up in shock this morning...." This was gonna be his year.

"The drivers of both vehicles, a 36-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent and a 22-year-old man from Crewe, were taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital with serious injuries". Everything was working out for him.

Keele Students' Union said it was "deeply saddened to hear the tragic news that Cadet passed away en route to Keele" and offered condolences to his loved ones.

"Such sad news. We'll be keeping his Wireless performance as a time to reflect on the memory of Blaine".

The accompanying music video has over 6.5million views on YouTube. This was quickly followed by another heartfelt freestyle.

They added that they are appealing for witnesses and relevant dashcam footage, with those able to help asked to call 101 quoting incident 45 of 9 February.

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