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Cadet to be remembered with tribute show in Brixton

TRIBUTE: Cadet died in a car crash earlier this month

A HOST of UK artists are to remember rapper Cadet with a special show in Brixton next month.

The news was announced yesterday by Krept, Cadet’s cousin.

More than 25 artists have been confirmed to perform at the show at O2 Academy Brixton on March 2, what would have been Cadet’s 29th birthday.

The lineup for the show is currently being kept under wraps but that hasn’t stifled the appetite for tickets.

They were available on O2 Priority this morning and demand was so high that extra pre-sale tickets were added.

Those who missed out this morning can try to get a ticket when they go on general sale via Ticketmaster this Thursday at 10am.

While the lineup is a surprise, as the rapper was so well-loved and widely respected, it’s possible that the likes of Stormzy, Giggs and of course, Krept and Konan will perform at the show.

All proceeds raised from the event, titled The Rated Legend Show, a play on Cadet’s “Underrated Legend” tagline, will go to a charity chosen by the supporters.

Cadet, whose real name was Blaine Cameron Johnson, was a passenger in a taxi when he died in a car crash in the early hours of the morning on Saturday, February 9.

He had been on his way to a gig at Keele University, Staffordshire.

The Rated Legend Show is one of a number of initiatives planned to pay tribute to the late south London rapper.

On Sunday, February 10, Cadet’s family, friends and fans gathered in Hyde Park to release balloons and celebrate his life.

His mum, has said that she wants to do or build something in Cadet’s name so that he can always be remembered and asked his fans to make suggestions.

Wireless Festival organisers announced that his slot at this year’s event will be replaced with a tribute to him.

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