A music entrepreneur and YouTube star, Jamal Edwards has died. He died at the age of 31 after a sudden illness.
His mum, Brenda Edwards confirmed his death in a statement on Monday via the social media platforms of the Loose Women, a show on which she’s a panellist. She said, “It is with the deepest heartache that I confirm that my beautiful son Jamal Edwards passed away yesterday morning after a sudden illness. Myself, his sister Tanisha, and the rest of his family and friends are completely devastated.He was the centre of our world.
“As we come to terms with his passing, we asked for privacy to grieve this unimaginable loss. I would like to thank everyone for their messages of love and support. Jamal was an inspiration to me and so many. Our love for him lives on,his legacy lives on. Long live Jamal Edwards MBE, MBA, PhD.”
Edwards was the founder of SBTV, an online urban music platform that helped artists like Dave, Ed Sheeran and Jessie J come to prominence.
Born in Luton, Edwards was appointed an MBE for services to music in 2014.
- Source: Twitter | Punch news