Muslim Twitter has come together to build well for Cadet (Blaine Abdul Cameron Johnson) who tragically passed away on Saturday morning, 9th Feb, news broke that rapper Cadet, had tragically passed away in a road traffic accident whilst in a taxi on the way to a performance. The initial message of his passing was shared on Instagram.
Shock, sadness, and duas spread both online and offline with cousins Krept & Konan sharing their disbelief publically and attendees of an MCB event recited Surah Iklas for him.
Inna lillah wa inna ilayhi raji'oon (To Allah we belong, to Allah we return). pic.twitter.com/6dzco1AOfc
— Black & Muslim Bri (@BMBProject) February 9, 2019
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Your last words to me were literally “Just know i love you, for real for real” and i am so happy that was our last convo. I am so so broken right now cuz. I love you and i am so proud of you. You finally started getting the recognition you deserved. And to everyone just so you know he actually felt the love and recognition and he was so grateful for it. The cleanest hearted person. We would literally do anything for each other. Rest up cuzzy. I will keep your name alive until my last breath. Love you cuz❤️💔😪 Long Live @callmecadet
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“I think it’d be nice if the muslamics got together and fundraised for a well for cadet”
Let’s raise money to build a well (sadaqah jariyah) in memory of Cadet.
The well will act as a means of continuous reward and goodness for Cadet. Benefitting him in the afterlife 💛
RT, Donate + Share,
Plis + Thank You https://t.co/pyw3WWLqne
— Nim (@Nimtendo_x) February 9, 2019
Many gathered in Hyde Park over the weekend and his mother expressed how happy she was at his achievements. She stood strong and spoke words of encouragement whilst requesting that everyone release any anger they are holding. She spoke of how proud she was of him in front of the substantial crowds that gathered, balloons were released on the day too.
Blaine Abdul Johnson’s (Cadet) Mother letting us all know that at the end of the day the most important thing for us to do is to express ourselves. Thank you. #UnderratedLegend 🕊🌹 pic.twitter.com/JU5Wk0HI5J
— Mim Shaikh ✨ (@MimShaikh_) February 10, 2019
R.I.P CADET WE LOVE YOU 😔💔💔💔 pic.twitter.com/CA7OwccrlJ
— Ms Banks (@MsBanks94) February 10, 2019
The community continues to pay their respects through messages and videos online. Inna lilahi wa inna illahi rajioon. Ameen. We wish him and his family ease Insha Allah.
Rather than beefing on whether music is haram, refocus your energy. If you’re not going to donate, go Hyde park, if not then make Du’a/ pray. Today really humbled me so im doing this for Cadet and the sake of Allah with the hope that when I leave this world he is pleased with me. https://t.co/2lmKBo94SC
— Buki kekeré 👩🏿💻👩🏿🎨 (@Bukikekere) February 9, 2019
Show love to people while they’re alive!! Please please let’s not wait until someone passes to share love and give recognition 😣😣💔💔 RIP Cadet.
— #EMPRESS 🖤 (@RayBLK_) February 9, 2019
A page has been made to build a well for Cadet, which is typically done for Muslims so that he can continue benefitting communities in need after he has passed. His family will also be contacted and involved in the process. https://t.co/bEFBgbjetp
— Ayo Kalil (@AyoOlatunji96) February 9, 2019
Idk anything about Cadet but he was a Muslim so may Allah grant him Jannah and forgive his sins, everyone say Ameen
— nonamenofame (@NOFACEN0CASE) February 10, 2019
What many people didn't know, @Callmecadet was a talented poet too and he started an instagram poetry page in 2013: midnightemotions. A true lover of love, a peace maker. RIP. Remember Blaine and his family in your prayers.https://t.co/VABaD1EZ6c pic.twitter.com/4UBB4hGKuI
— MM (@MohamedWrites) February 9, 2019
By Selina Bakkar