Cadet, a rapper based out of the UK, has died aged 28 after the car he was travelling in crashed in Staffordshire, England.

According to the family of the artist, whose real name is Blaine Cameron Johnson, he died while travelling in a taxi on his way to a gig.

A statement on his Instagram page said: “We the family of Blaine Cameron Johnson known as Cadet (Underrated Legend) would like to share the sad news 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.”

-Daniel Potter