R2Bees is a hip-hop and hip-life combo from Tema, Ghana, consisting of two cousins named Faisal Hakeem and Rashid Mugeez. R2Bees is known for its music in both genres.
They received a nomination at the 2013 BET Awards. Site 15 was the title of the band’s third studio album, which was released in March 2019.
Both were born and reared in Tema, which is located in Ghana, West Africa, and is located east of Accra, the nation’s capital city. While Paedae serves as the company’s CEO and leader, Mugeez is in charge of vocal performance for the band.
The two cousins, who have spent their whole lives together, have lived in the same home and gone to the same elementary, junior, and senior secondary schools in Tema. They have been close throughout their lives.
They got a head start on their career by competing for their school in rap competitions as well as interschool music competitions when they first began out. This resulted in them taking part in the well-known radio competition Kasahare, which they won the majority of and in which they also played at the majority of the events, so generating more buzz for them under their stage name at the time.
Camp Yard is one of the primary reasons why R2bees are regarded as legends in the Ghanaian music business. This is mostly due to the huge remarkable accomplishments that they have achieved.
In August of 2008, R2Bees released their first song, which was named “Yawa Gal.” The record was an immediate success. After that, they went on to release “I Dey Mad,” which quickly became the most popular song in Ghana. Unda Melodies were included in the song ‘I Dey Mad.’ The song spent many weeks at the top of the majority of the Ghanaian Radio Music Charts.
“Lobi” is the title of R2Bees’ first official single release for the year 2014. On September 25, 2014, the music video for the song with highlife influences was made available. Since its debut, the track has been played on the radio an incredible amount.
R2Bees often sing and rap in Pidgin, as well as their native tongue, Twi. R2bees is one of the most prominent artists in the Ghanaian hip-hop subgenre known as hiplife. Hiplife fuses rap with the sounds of highlife (an African kind of pop music) and reggae.
R2Bees was included on the list of the Top 13 African Celebrities to Watch in 2013 which was published by Forbes in 2012. R2Bees have had the honour of sharing the stage with renowned artists from across the world, such as Mario and J Holiday, two of the most successful R&B singers in the United States.