Very Sad News. Music manager Jonathan “Hovain” Hylton has sadly passed away. The shocking news was released today (Nov 26th) on his social media.
Hovain was well-respected and known for managing artists like Cam’ron, Styles P, Lloyd Banks, and T-Pain.
The announcement read,
“It is with deep regret that we message to all family, friends, and colleagues that Jonathan ‘Hovain’ Hylton passed away while at his home on Friday (Nov. 25). He was a beloved and devoted father, husband, son, brother, and a proud Brooklyn representative. We’d like to thank all of his close friends for all of the love and support that you have shown during this difficult time. We ask that you all continue to keep his family in your prayers and respect their privacy at this time.”
A week ago, he was recognized as a leading music executive by Billboard and in 2021, Hovain, president of management at Cinematic Music Group, became a professor at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn. He taught “The Business of Music,” an eight-week course offered to students. A cause of death was not disclosed.
We send our condolences to his family & friends ??