Both were born and reared in the Ghanaian city of Tema, which is located east of Accra, the country’s capital. Omar Sterling is the group’s CEO and leader, and Mugeez is the lead vocalist. The two cousins, who had known each other their entire lives, shared a residence and went to the same Tema primary, junior, and senior secondary schools. They began their career by representing their school in rap competitions as well as inter-school music competitions. This led them to enter the popular radio competition Kasahare, which they won the most of and also played at the majority of the events, garnering them greater recognition under their stage name at the time. R2bees are considered legends in the Ghanaian music business as a result of their camp Yard – their great achievements.