It is truly a sad day as manager and entrepreneur Jamal Edwards has passed away. He was 31 years old. The young celebrity was known for founding the media platform SBTV. The platform quickly helped a wave of new artists launch their careers and showcase their talents to a global audience. Believe it or not, the media platform SBTV has launched several top celebrities who managed to captivate the audience with their soothing voices.
These names also include perfect hitmaker Ed Sheeran and Jessie J. While the platform started as a YouTube channel, its popularity grew and was soon signed by major labels. Jamal’s mother, Brenda Edwards, has further confirmed that her beloved son passed away due to a sudden illness. The Loose Women star further asked for privacy as the family mourned the unimaginable loss. The family mourns the loss of the young star who left too soon.
Jamal Edwards’ Youtube channel has nearly 1.2 million subscribers!
While Jamal Edwards launched the channel on SBTV on a £20 phone, this inspiring journey began while he was still at school. Thanks to Jamal’s dedication, the channel quickly became one of the leading online broadcasters for young people. The YouTube channel was established in 2006 and has 1.2 million subscribers and almost a billion total views to date! Check out this heartfelt post from popular actor Adam Deacon.
1/2 Today I was on set when I heard the tragic news that my good friend Jamal Edwards passed away and I am truly heartbroken. Jamal was one of the nicest, most down to earth and humble men I have met in this industry. He always gave me time even when no one else did. pic.twitter.com/0ILKrIXtxH
— Adam Deacon (@realadamdeacon) February 20, 2022
The company was named after Edwards rapper SmokeyBarz. It also featured early music from notable artists such as Rita Ora, Stormzy, Krept & Konan, Bugzy Malone and others. It is indeed devastating because such a young rising star is gone too soon.
Rapper AJ Tracey has paid a heartfelt tribute while calling the late director a West London legend. Lethal Bizzle remembers Edwards as one of the pioneers of British music. Bafta-winning actor Adam Deacon also took to Twitter while Jennings penned a lengthy note of appreciation for Jamal while calling him one of the kindest, most down-to-earth men. earth and the most humble that Adam has encountered in this industry. The actor also admitted that the late director always gave him time even when no one else did. Chelsea footballer Reece James also paid tribute to Jamal Edwards.
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