REAL NAME: Godfred Kwasi Owusu Boateng
STAGE NAME: TwoBars
TwoBars is a Ghanaian record producer, voice-over artist and composer born on 4 April 1993 and specializes in Afro-pop, Hip hop, Afrobeats, R&B, Hiplife, Trap and Highlife. He completed his senior high education in Kumasi High School and furthered his education to achieve a B.A in Psychology & Adult Education from the University of Ghana, Legon.
He is best known for producing the hit singles “Things Fall Apart” by Kofi Kinaata and Zombie by Kwesi Arthur. The Ghanaian music producer from Tema who started his music journey in high school although he grew up in a church mission house was then a rapper and later switched to music production.
He got the name TwoBars from Aubrey Tetteh, his close friend who used to tease him for being a rapper who can only write two lines. He fell in love with producing beats in 2008 when his school mate introduced him to Fruity Loops with the intention that he could use it to extract beats from a song.
TwoBars later realized that Fruity Loops could only be used to make beat so he started playing around with it and got tutorials from YouTube which helped him greatly. He started of remaking beats of popular song.
He remade a lot which includes R2bees’ “Makoma”, Sarkodie’s “Lay-Away, Original, Dear Rap”, R2Bees’ “I dey Mad”, Edem’s “U dey Craze”, Revenge of the Spartans etc. He was helped by Ghanaian music producer Seshi the early stage of his career.
He has worked with artists like Sarkodie, Kofi Kinaata, Kwesi Arthur, TeePhlow, Amerado, among others The various genres of music he produces for include Highlife, Hip-hop, Trap, Neo-Soul, Jazz, Hiplife, Pop, among others.
TwoBars received his first music awards nomination at the 3Music Awards and Vodafone Music Awards in 2020.
|Year||Award Ceremony||Prize||Nominated work||Result|
|2020||3Music Awards||Producer of the Year||Himself||Nominated|
|Vodafone Ghana Music Awards||Producer of the Year||Himself||Nominated|