SB.TV

UK NEWS: YOUTH BROADCASTER SB.TV WINS PRIVATE EQUITY BACKING

via The Guardian Jamal Edwards’s popular YouTube video channel SB.TV is to bring on board its first private equity backer, in a deal valuing the business at £8m. Edwards, who started SB.TV seven years ago at the age of just 16, has struck a deal with technology and music investment specialists Miroma Ventures. Edwards has built SB.TV from its roots in urban music to more mainstream appeal – its most popular video is an exclusive of Ed Sheeran singing You Need Me, []

SB.TV DEBATE: IS JOHN TERRY RACIST? (BLACK DEBATER DOESN’T THINK SO)

Is footballer John Terry racist? Well most of you already know what I think. But check out SB.TV’s recent debate on the subject matter featuring rapper Scorcher (#Sports By Scorch). WARNING: Some profanity. [Thanks Lorraine] Scorcher made some good points. However I don’t agree with his comments with regards to the word “nigger/nigga”.  Misguided black folk need to stop believing that it can be used as a “term of endearment” and can now be seen as “positive”. The word is vile and evil []

SB.TV FOUNDER JAMAL EDWARDS – GOOGLE CHROME COMMERCIAL

Jamal Edwards is the founder of the popular UK online broadcaster SB.TV, and he is  also featured in the latest Google Chrome commercial, which aired for the first time last night on British television. A teenager from London uses the web to turn his hobby into a media empire. This film tracks the rise of Jamal Edwards and the emergence of SB.TV as one of the UK’s leading youth broadcasters. From filming his friends in car parks to interviewing some of the []

UK EVENT / VIDEO: SB.TV LAUNCH PARTY AT NANDO’S

Live Magazine recently attended the SB.TV launch party which took place at the popular chicken restaurant and second home to the “Team UK” crowd, Nando’s. Artists Labrynth, P Money and Scorcher were also in attendance and US singer Keri Hilson and Ed Sheeran performed. I had to do a double take to make sure that was Keri I spotted performing at Nando’s. Who is managing her career these days? Anyway congratulations to SB.TV founder Jamal Edwards who is currently making major moves []

UK NEWS: SB.TV AND NANDOS CHICKEN SET TO DO BUSINESS TOGETHER?

It’s been a pretty good year so far for the UK’s number 1 youth online media channel SB.TV. Founder Jamal Edwards (21)  has already appeared in numerous mainstream publications, including The Guardian and The Observer, and earlier this year it was announced that he had signed a label deal with Sony RCA. RT @jamaledwards: Big up to @Nandos_Official just had a very good meeting with them. This is the start of a healthy relationship 🙂 — SB.TV (@SBTVonline) March 31, 2011 Now []