Jamal Edwards, music entrepreneur, 1990-2022
The UK has lost one of its biggest modern cultural influences. His Youtube channel launched the careers of UK acts such as Stormzy and Ed Sheeran. But further than that, he was a key figure in one of the most significant musical developments in the UK in recent years: the rise of black British artists to mainstream dominance. Ludovic Hunter-Tilney pays tribute to the music entrepreneur who unexpectedly passed away in February.
From Financial Times