The founder of SBTV, an online music platform that helped launch the careers of artists like Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora Skepta, and Jessie J, among others; Jamal Edwards has died at the age of 31. Never wanting to take credits for what he ad did, he was helping in the background. It was AJ Tracey who was one of the firsts to pay tribute to Edwards by tweeting “RIP Jamal Edwards, west London legend status”.
No details have been released about the cause of his death, other than that it happened on Feb 20, Sunday morning.
We are deeply saddened to learn of Jamal Edwards passing. As the founder of @SBTVonline, his groundbreaking work & legacy in British music and culture will live on 🙌🏾🙏🏾✊🏾
Our hearts and thoughts are with his friends and family. pic.twitter.com/IQPcpkBG8w
— MOBO (@MOBOAwards) February 20, 2022