Upon learning that Lloyd Cadena was a big fan, international pop singer Mariah Carey posted her own condolences for the recently departed YouTuber and vlogger.
The Grammy Award-winning singer reposted a tweet from a Philippine fan page, and said, “So sad. RIP Lloyd, you will be missed. Sending my prayers to his family and friends during this difficult time.”
The original fan page tweet said: ”Mariah Carey Philippines mourns the death of one of [its] best loved members, Internet Superstar @LloydCadena.”
The community of Carey fans remembered Cadena as “a generous, kind, loving & humble human being.”
Lloyd Cadena's passing was announced yesterday. The comedian was just 26. His family did not disclose the cause of his death.
Cadena, known to fans as “Kween LC”, was one of the pioneering vloggers on YouTube, uploading videos as early as 2011 while he was a student at Colegio de San Juan de Letran. At the time of his death, he had amassed 5.3 million YouTube subscribers and 6.8 million followers on Facebook. His most popular vlogs racked views in the millions, with his most popular video “Mga Ganap sa Jeepney (LAPTRIP to Bes!)” garnering more than 10 million views.
He was also a published author, coming out with the book Ex-Rated — a compilation of funny anecdotes and sayings — in 2018.