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British Rapper Cadet Dies In Taxi Crash On Way To Gig In Staffordshire

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The British rapper Cadet has died in a car accident on the way to a concert, and five other people have been taken to hospital with injuries.

Otherwise known as Blaine Johnson, the 28-year-old was travelling in a taxi to Keele University, Staffordshire, where he was scheduled to perform at the students’ union, when the fatal crash occurred, after which his three fellow passengers were treated for injuries.

“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 9 February 2019 he passed away as a passenger in a taxi, en route to a performance,” his family confirmed on the south London musician’s Instagram account.

“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.”

Staffordshire police confirmed Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene after the silver Toyota Prius he was travelling in collided with a red Vauxhall Combo van in Betley, 5 miles from the university, at 1.30am on Saturday.

In a statement, the force appealed for dashcam footage and witnesses, adding that officers from the Staffordshire and West Midlands serious collision investigation unit were investigating the incident and specialist officers were supporting Johnson’s family.

“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. Three further passengers of the Toyota were treated at Leighton hospital in Crewe.”

Cadet first gained a following through freestyle videos posted on YouTube, before releasing his well-received first mixtape, The Commitment, in 2016. In addition to his own headline shows, he supported Krept & Konan on tour, along with the Manchester rapper Bugzy Malone, and often appeared on BBC Radio 1Xtra.

He was due to perform at the Wireless festival in London this summer. In the billing on its website, the festival said: “The proclaimed ‘Underrated Legend’, Cadet, stepped into the music scene during the second half of 2015 with a hard-hitting freestyle reaching over half a million views in just a few months. This was quickly followed by another heartfelt freestyle. Cadet is tipped for an unstoppable career.”

The festival tweeted on Saturday that it would be keeping Cadet’s performance “as a time to reflect on the memory of Blaine”.

Tributes poured in from a number of other artists, including Cadet’s cousin Casyo Johnson, known professionally as Krept.

Keele students’ union said: “We are deeply saddened to hear the tragic news that Cadet passed away en route to Keele in the early hours of this morning. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to his loved ones at this difficult time.”

Cadet’s management has reportedly said they will release a statement after more details emerge.

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Jackie Chan Offers $14m To Anyone Who Will Discover Coronavirus Vaccine

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Action movie legend Jackie Chan has promised to reward whoever develops an antidote vaccine to Coronavirus with a whooping sum of $14milliom.

According to several reports, the 65-years-old veteran actor made the announcement on his Weibo account, one of the most popular social media platform in China.

“Science and technology is key to overcoming the virus, and I believe many people have the same thought as me and hope that an antidote can be developed as soon as possible. I have a naïve idea now, no matter which individual or organization develops the antidote, I want to thank them with 1 million Yuan,” Jackie Chan said.

Since the outbreak of the virus in Wuhan city of China, that has since been quarantined, the virus has spread to more than 25 countries across the world, causing 1,000 deaths so far.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the virus outbreak a global emergency as health expert’s fight to contain it.

Here in Kenya, two new facilities have already been set up to test for the deadly virus. Initially, samples taken from individuals suspected to have been infected with the virus were sent to South Africa.

The kits for testing for the virus arrived in the country last Sunday and set up in two laboratories under the National Influenza Center hosted at the National Public Health Laboratories and Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri).

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Fameye Pens Down An Emotional Speedy Recovery Message To Fmr. Boss Ogidi Brown

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A short while ago we published a story that reported that the CEO of OGB Music Ogidi Brown is in a serious condition after being hospitalized for 8 days.

What may have caused his ailment is not openly disclosed but upon series of checks and from pieces of information gathered, ever since he was involved in an accident that nearly claimed his life he has never being as fit as he was then.

His post on social media about his state of health has got a greater fragment of users on social media with some wishing him a speedy recovery.

His former signee Fameye has joined the section of well-wishers on social media. He via his former boss’s comment section on Instagram wished him well and asks for God’s blessings for him.

His comment reads: “God is in control manager may he bless you with long life and good health #OGBmusik2daWorld #Speedyrecovery????? love you,”

Speedy recovery Ogidi Brown.

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Regina Daniels And Husband, Ned Nwoko Reportedly Expecting Their First Child

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Nigerian actress, Regina Daniels and her billionaire husband Ned Nwoko are reportedly expecting their first child after marriage as an insider has revealed that the beautiful screen goddess is four months pregnant.

For some months now, there have been speculations that actress Regina Daniels is pregnant following her marriage to Ned Nwoko which became a topic on social media for almost a month.

According to the insider who visited their Abuja home yesterday, Regina Daniels is four months pregnant and from all indications, the actress is really going through a lot.

“Congratulations to this beautiful woman, Regina Daniels. Yesterday her husband told me she’s 4month pregnant 💃💞 wishing her God’s protection. Ned & Reg. She is also launching her magazine Feb 22,” the source revealed

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