Who was Jamal Edwards?

KNOWN for his influence in the music industry, Jamal Edwards was a renowned artist.

On Sunday, February 20, 2022, he died at the age of 31.

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Jamal Edwards has died at the age of 31.

Who was Jamal Edwards?

Jamal Edwards was born on August 24, 1990. He was a businessman, writer, director, DJ and founder of the online music platform SBTV.

The mother of Jamal, who grew up in England, was once a contestant on The X Factor.

She encouraged her son to lead a creative lifestyle and he went to Acton High School where he studied ICT and music.

He then attended Ealing Green College where he received a BTEC diploma in moving images.

While still a teenager, Jamal began to rap and record videos with his friends, posting them on YouTube.

Eventually, this led to his personal business: SBTV.

What is SBTV?

In 2006, Jamal Edwards launched SBTV, an online media platform designed to find up-and-coming artists.

Among the famous musicians who became famous with the help of SBTV, Ed Sheeran as well as Jessie J..

Other musicians who have appeared on SBTV include:

SBTV and the youth-focused news agency Press Association began working together in 2016 to help expand the reach of both.

Jamal is credited with hosting some of the first online United Kingdombased on interviews with celebrities such as Drake as well as Nicki Minaj.


What happened to Jamal Edwards?

The cause of death of the 31-year-old deceased has not yet been established.

Following the announcement of his passing, a series of tributes poured out on Jamal.

According to the official YouTube account, “Jamal Edwards has been an inspiration to so many, supporting artists and shaping culture through SBTV.”

Speech artist George Poet wrote: “Rest in peace, Jamal Edwards. Thank God that you have done what he sent you to do.

“Many of us owe our careers to you, bro. Thank you for everything.”

London Mayor Sadiq Khan added: “British music and entertainment has lost one of its biggest stars.”

The MOBO Awards tweeted: “We are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Jamal Edwards.

“As the founder of SBTV Online, his pioneering work and legacy in British music and culture will live on.

“Our hearts and thoughts are with his friends and family.”

Jamal Edwards Helped Launch Superstar Ed Sheeran'S Career

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Jamal Edwards helped launch superstar Ed Sheeran’s career

What is the net worth of Jamal Edwards?

According to Celebrity Net WorthJamal Edwards had an estimated net worth of around $10 million at the time of his death.

Jamal has modeled for brands like Hermès and launched his own headwear collection with Topman, the store he once worked at, to save money on his music platform.

In 2013, he also published an e-book called Believing in Yourself: The Vision: How to Succeed on Your Own Terms.

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