'Hip-Hop Manager & Cinematic Music Group Exec Dies

Cinematic Music Group Exec Dies

Jonathan “Hovain”

Hylton, who was recently honored as one of Billboard’s 2022 R&B/Hip-Hop Power

“It is

with deep regret that we message to all family, friends and colleagues that Jonathan ‘Hovain’

He was

a beloved and devoted father, husband, son, brother and a proud Brooklyn representative,” read a

The statement

continued, “We’d like to thank all of his close friends for all of the

We ask

that you all continue to keep his family in your prayers and respect their privacy

On Friday

morning, Hylton had last tweeted, “Good morning and thank GOD for another day,” a message

Hylton, a

Brooklyn native who was a vp at Cinematic Music Group, was named alongside founder Jonnyshipes

“I’ve always

prided myself on just being a good person and a hard worker

The way

I came in this game was the independent route so I always knew caring too

But it

feels good to be honored as one of Billboard’s Power Players alongside my brother

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