The Urban Buzz sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Jamillah “Jam” Muhammad. Jam passed away at age 51 after a 4 year battle with colon cancer. She didn’t let many people know of her health challenge.  She was told recently that she had to enter hospice and died peacefully surrounded by family and close friends.  

Jamillah most recently help the position of Vice President for The Lewis-Kortez Group. She previously held positions as the Operations Manager of KJLH in Los Angeles, Beasley’s WPEG and WBAV-Charlotte, Radio One’s Urban AC WMMJ-FM (Majic 102.3) Washington, DC, Clear Channel’s Urban AC WMXD-Detroit, Urban WKKV-FM (V100)/Milwaukee, and WVAZ-Chicago. Jam had a successful career in radio operations and programming as well as artist management.

Jamillah’s body will be shipped from LA to Detroit for burial.

May she rest in paradise.

Here’s the info for Jamillah “JAM” Muhammad’s Celebration of Life on Saturday, September 25, 2021 in Detroit. The viewing is at 10 am ET and the service is at 11 a.m. The COVID protocols are:

You have to wear a mask
Hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance
Seating will be socially distanced in every other pew

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Lewis-Kortez group via Zelle at [email protected].

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