B2C Entertainment is one of the most popular bands in Uganda. The band consists of three incredibly talented singers – Mr. Lee, Delivad Julio, and Bobby Lash. The B2C has not only conquered the Ugandan music industry but also gained unexpected recognition from other international countries.
This article looks at the personal and professional life of the members of B2C along with the band’s rise in the Ugandan music industry.
Before moving on, let’s have a detailed look at the background of B2C and the journey they had to reach today’s position.
About B2C Entertainment
Born to Conquer shortly known as B2C is a renowned music band in Uganda that sings in different styles such as Zouk, Ragga, AfroBeat, and Reggae. The band was founded in 2015 by its members Bobby Lash, Mr. Lee, and Julio.
The three members of the group grew up together in Makindye and they went to the same secondary school. They were inspired by the Sauti Soul group from Kenya and started to wish for a band like them.
B2C’s Journey Through Music Industry
During their high school days, the members of B2C Entertainment used to perform in various music competitions. The three were incredibly talented singers. They recorded demos and performed in front of other students.
By the time they three named their group B2C which meant Born to Conquer. In 2013, they released their debut song Omutima Guluma. This song formally launched their career in the Ugandan Music industry.
The music group considers 2013 to be their wonderful year because it was then that they had their musical debut with the release of their single Wansensera. They later signed with Andy Events, who promoted them to grow more in that industry.
B2C released their album in 2017 which consisted of 13 songs including Wansensera, Nyongera So Fly, and Tokigezza. The album featured Spice Diana, a prominent musical artist from Uganda, in the song Njabala.
They later collaborated with Rema Namakula in 2019 and released the song Gutujja.
In 2018, they ended the contract with their long-time manager Andy Events. They together over 15 songs, including the mega-hits Gutamiza with the late Mowzey Radio, Tokigeza and Njabaala with Spice Diana, Songea, Wannyonona, Kapande featuring Eddy Kenzo, Nyongera, and No You No Life featuring De Ben From Rwanda.
The Kampala Boys, which is a name that the band refers to themselves, has been concentrating more on their career without having an official manager.
Best Songs Of B2C
As of 2023, B2C has produced more than 30 songs which skyrocketed them in the Ugandan music industry to reach several heights. Here’s a list of a few of B2c’s popular songs.
- OBULUNGI BUNUMA (2022)
- Gwe Weka (2022)
- It’s Okay (2021)
- Kiss You (2021)
- Awo Wenyeni ft. David Lutalo (2020)
- Byamanyi (2019)
- Tango (2019)
- Gutujja (2019)
- Like You Deserve (2018)
- Byakyuuka (2018)
- Wansensela (2017)
- Ebyokunkywa (2017)
B2C – Awards And Recognitions
In addition to being nominated for important awards such as the 2020 MTV Mamas Awards and the Afrima Awards in 2019 and 2021, B2C has received many Awards such as the HiPipo Awards, Africa Entertainment Awards, Buzz Teeniez Awards, ZZina Awards, and Uganda Music Awards for their works.
Members Of B2C Entertainment
As we mentioned earlier, B2C is a group with three singers, Mr. Lee, Bobby Lash, and Julio. The three were friends since childhood and they formed the group in 2009 when they were just high school students. They wanted to start a band of their own to reach the level of Sati Soul, a Kenyan music group.
The trio was raised in Makindye and they know each other’s weaknesses and strengths. So it will be easy for them to deal with their issues themselves.
Keep on reading to know more about each member of the group.
Ssali Peterson aka Bobby Lash
Ssali Peterson popularly known as Boby Lash is one of the singers of B2C Entertainment. He was born in Kampala on April 20, 1992. He grew up with his family and siblings in Makindye, Kampala.
He belongs to the Muganda from the Baganda Tribe in Central Uganda. Bobby Lash studied at the Crested High School where he got his UCE and UACE certificates.
He pursued his graduation from Kyambogo University along with the other two members of the band. Bobby Lash started singing while studying at the Crested High School in 2009. He can do both the Ragga and Reggae style of genres.
Bobby Lash is not yet married. He welcomed his daughter in 2016. He was rumored to have a relationship with Carol Embosera in 2020. There isn’t much information about Bobby Lash’s personal life. He is said to have an estimated net worth of Shs 150 million.
Richard Mugisha aka Mr. Lee
Richard Mugisha popularly known by the stage name Mr. Lee is a singer, songwriter, and recording artist from Uganda who is prominently known for being a member of B2C entertainment.
He was born and brought up in Wakiso District with his family and siblings. He belongs to the Munyankole from the Banyankole tribe. Mr. Lee completed his school education at Crested High School and pursued their graduation from Kyambogo University.
He began singing in 2009 during his high school days. In 2013, the trio released their debut record Wansensera. Mr. Lee is most talented in genres such as RnB Zouk and Reggae.
According to certain rumors circulating on the Internet, Mr. Lee is having a relationship with Diana Nabatanzi, a BBS Tv show host. The internet has been circulating with queries about Mr. Lee dating Zahara Totto. The B2C singer hasn’t yet reacted to any of these rumors.
Kasagga Julius aka Delivad Julio
Kasagga Julius, professionally known by the name Delivad Julio, is one among the trio of B2C entertainment. Julio was born on February 6, 1992, in Kampala.
He belongs to the Muganda tribe from Uganda. Julio received his UCE and UACE certificates from the Crested High School and he pursued his degree from Kyambogo University. He sings in different styles such as RnB, Zouk, Ragga, and Reggae.
Julio is not currently dating anyone and is not married yet. Julio doesn’t have any children. The Ugandan musician was rumored to be in relation with Martina, a media personality. The two parted ways after dating for about one year.