Jamal Edwards

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Jamal Edwards gives back to youth clubs that helped his career
He built an £8m music business. Now the entrepreneur is helping young people on the estates where he grew up

Nosheen Iqbal

03, Nov, 2019 @9:18 AM

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10 years of SBTV: the YouTube channel that undercut the music industry
With a grainy recording of a college rap battle, Jamal Edwards started an £8m empire that released the talent of British estates and emboldened a generation of black British artists

Kieran Yates

28, Feb, 2017 @1:06 PM

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Jamal Edwards: YouTube's grime reaper | Matt Munday
He’s the music mogul who started his own YouTube news channel and is getting into movies. Jamal Edwards tells Matt Munday why he’s only just beginning…

Matt Munday

26, Feb, 2017 @8:05 AM

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Ray BLK named winner of BBC Music Sound of 2017
Following in the footsteps of Adele and Ellie Goulding, the London singer and rapper tops the annual list of artists to watch this year

Harriet Gibsone

06, Jan, 2017 @10:55 AM

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How has black people’s representation changed in the last 10 years?
A decade after the list of Britain’s most powerful black people was launched, there is still no representation at cabinet or high court level. But the private sector picture is more encouraging

Michael Eboda

22, Oct, 2016 @11:28 PM

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EU referendum debates: when and where to watch them
Eleven live debates are scheduled before polling day, ranging from TV studio showdowns to Facebook live streams

Jessica Elgot

09, Jun, 2016 @12:53 PM

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EU referendum: emergency legislation will extend voter registration deadline to midnight Thursday
Live coverage of all the day’s campaign news, as Corbyn and Farron say deadline must be extended to allow more to sign up to vote

Andrew Sparrow and Claire Phipps

08, Jun, 2016 @4:12 PM

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EU referendum morning briefing: what we learned from the Cameron v Farage debate
Prime minister is a fighter not a quitter, Farage wants critics to ‘calm down’, and last-minute would-be voters have crashed the government website

Claire Phipps

08, Jun, 2016 @6:06 AM

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Jamal Edwards: 'don't start a business to make money; start it with a passion'
The SBTV founder set up his YouTube channel aged 15. He shares his business advice including why entrepreneurs should be discerning about investors

Emma Featherstone

08, Apr, 2016 @6:00 AM

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YouTube video channel SBTV links with PA for youth news service
Jamal Edwards’ 10-year-old channel follows example of Vice by moving from youth lifestyle into mainstream news

Mark Sweney

20, Jan, 2016 @9:00 AM

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UK rap doesn't need mainstream exposure to prove its potency
Grime may have travelled from the London streets to the suburbs but the UK rap scene leads its own independent revolution

Ian McQuaid

15, Oct, 2015 @6:00 AM

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Musicalize: doing it for the fan and sticking it to the man
How did a grassroots gig night end up putting on shows with the US’s top hip-hop stars? Well, a little naivety helps…

Ian McQuaid

15, Jul, 2015 @8:00 AM

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