He started in Collective, offering a platform to grime artists… He’s now Jamal Edwards MBE and counts Richard Branson as a mentor.
We were chuffed to see Collective Alumni featured again by the Guardian this week. It’s been a decade since Jamal started his Youtube channel from ‘a modest shared workspace scattered with brightly coloured beanbags in Camden’. That workspace and the beanbags were Collective’s – and we have watched with awe as Jamal’s empire has gone from strength to strength.
He’s relaunching SBTV this month, has SBTV News with the Associated Press, and is looking to build a production company under the same umbrella.