R2Bees off to the U.S for BET Awards 2013

With just three (3) days to the BET, Tema-based sensational music duo R2Bees, have left Accra for Los Angeles, United States, to attend the 2013 event.

The duo, made up of Faisal Hakeem (Paedae da Pralem) and Rashid Mugeez (Mugeez), are nominated in the Best International Act (Africa) category and they will face fierce competition from some of Africa’s finest acts for that award. r2
They left Accra on Wednesday, a day after being presented with their ‘Artiste of the Year’ award – a brand new car.R2Bees has been nominated for the Best International Act category (Africa) with stiff competitors 2Face Idibia (Nigeria), Toya Delazy (South Africa), Donald (South Africa), Ice Prince (Nigeria), and Radio and Weasel (Uganda).

Canadian rapper Drake leads the pack of nominees with 12 nods, followed by rappers Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz who are up for 8 awards each.

Hosting the 2013 BET Awards is actor and funnyman Chris Tucker with scheduled live performances during the show by T.I., Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, R. Kelly, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, India Arie, Kendrick Lamar, Stevie Wonder, and more.

The list of presenters will include former MTV VJ La La Anthony and actress Paula Patton.

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