Brenda Edwards pours heart out as she sings tribute to son Jamal Edwards at London vigil

Brenda Edwards has been seen for the first time since her son Jamal Edwards' sudden death over the weekend, as she joined mourners at a vigil in his memory.

The Loose Women panellist and mum-of-two, 52, channelled her grief into a heart-wrenching rendition of Whitney Houston's Greatest Love Of All at the vigil, which took place in front of a mural of the music entrepreneur in West London.

Jamal, who sadly died of a short illness at the age of 31, set up SBTV, a platform which helped to launch stars including Ed Sheeran and Jessie J.

Amidst the crowds, Lady Leshurr filmed TV presenter Brenda using a megaphone to belt out a tune for her beloved son.


In the emotional video, Brenda can be seen singing: "No matter what they take from me, they can't take away my dignity."

Rapper Lady Leshurr, 34, who also later performed, captioned her Instagram Story: "How much pain was weighing on her shoulders and she still came to support her son the next day.

"How amazing," the star wrote next to a series of broken heart emojis.

As Brenda continued performing, Leshurr added: "How brave, she's a hero."

As she panned the camera over the flowers, cards and candles left in tribute to Jamal, the star wrote directly to her late friend: "So many people here for you legend @jamaledwards @sbtvonline."

Explaining why she attended, Lady Leshurr added: "I want to give all my love to Jamal Edwards' mum, sister, family, and all friends and loved ones. Could never have been easy.

"Jamal has shown me a sign where I should embrace. So I just want to let anyone know that is watching this that Jamal's legacy is forever going to live on. It's not just for yesterday.

She continued: "…That's why he opened and funded youth clubs. That is why he partnered with the department of education to make sure that younger people are getting apprenticeships because he's always thought about the future, he's always thought about the younger generation."

The vigil came hours after Brenda's Loose Women colleagues shared their love and support for the star.

Charlene White and Judi Love became emotional during Monday's show as they revealed they rushed to Brenda's side in the wake of her sons death.

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