Jamal Edwards MBE was a British music entrepreneur, DJ, and founder of the online R&B/Hip-Hop platform SB.TV. Edwards was an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, a youth charity that helps young people set up their own businesses.
In 2021, Edwards set up Jamal Edwards Delve, a project aimed at refurbishing and reopening youth centers. Edwards was the founder of SBTV – an online media platform to discover emerging artists.
It launched in 2006 and has helped to launch the careers of many artists including Ed Sheeran, Jessie J, Stormzy, and Emeli Sandé. As of 2019, the SBTV YouTube channel had more than one million subscribers.
As well as his online platform, Edwards released a headwear collection on Topman (his previous place of employment) with American Freshman. The collection featured limited editions of snapbacks and bucket hats designed by Edwards.
As part of the GQ Heroes series in 2019, Edwards hosted an open forum discussion with Adwoa Aboah on mental health. In 2017, he made a documentary about male suicide. Edwards walked in the Hermès: Step into the Frame catwalk show at London’s Nine Elms.
In 2019, Edwards directed the Chelsea FC remix video of grime artist Capo Lee’s “Style and Swag”. The video featured players including Callum Hudson Odoi, Ruben Loftus Cheek, Ngolo Kante, Christian Pulisic, Tammy Abraham, and Michy Batshuayi.
In November 2021, Edwards launched the 8BARS app: a ground-breaking platform supporting up-and-coming music stars. The app received investments from the likes of British rapper Nines, as well as early Spotify investors. It also launched with an exclusive pilot partnership with SoundCloud.
Edwards died of a cardiac arrhythmia caused by recreational drugs at his mother’s home in Acton, London, on 20 February 2022, at the age of 31. Friends had previously stated that the cause of death was a heart attack.
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Jamal Edwards owns multiple house properties in and around London and Europe. Jamal Edwards’s net worth consists of over $50 Million USD in real estate properties. Houses owned by Jamal Edwards along with their values