Tributes are pouring in for UK rapper Cadet, following his death 2 months ago

Tributes are pouring in for UK rapper Cadet, following his death

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of UK rapper Cadet, who was onlyΒ 28 years old.

The English music scene was shocked by the news that rapper Cadet, real name Blaine Cameron, was killed in aΒ car crash on Friday night.

The 28-year-old was in a taxi on the way to a gig inΒ Keele University when the incident occurred.

The news was confirmed by his family, who posted the following statement on his Instagram page: "We the family of Blaine Cameron Johnson otherwise known as Cadet (Underrated Legend) would like to share the sad news that during the early hours of 9th February 2019 he passed away."

Since then, a number of the UK's biggest rappers and artists have paid tribute to Cadet, who clearly had an impact on a great amount of people, through his music.

His cousin, the legendary UK artist Krept, has led the tributes: