Rebecca Akosua Acheampong (born August 15th, 1984) is a talented young Ghanaian musician also known as Becca. She was born in Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana, West Africa. Becca is the first girl of her parents (and fifth born of nine children). She comes from a typical Christian family.
Becca is an old student of both Morning Star and Wesley Girls high school. She also has qualifications as a Childcare and education worker from London’s Croydon College. She is currently reading a degree course in Project Management at GIMPA.
Career and Achievement:
Becca first came into the public scene as a contestant in the second season of the hit singing competition held by TV3 called Mentor. She caught the attention of many people. She however turned out the opportunity after qualifying into the final 12 due to certain misunderstandings between her management and the organizers of the talent show.
Her first single “You lied to me” was released in August 2007 and was followed by the release of her debut album “Sugar” which was lunched on the 13th of November the same year. Her music videos are aired all over the world and are also enjoying great reviews on YouTube.
Her album sugar feathered many of African’s renowned musician and was graced by South African legend Jazz musician Hugh Masakela who collaborated with her on the song “I love you” which is enjoying massive air play in south Africa. Her style of music and dressing is influenced by her surrounding and up bringing as an African. Becca may be a good singer but it doesn’t end there, she also plays the guitar and is a talented actress. She’s currently working on a multimillion dollar movie with some of Africa’s and Europe’s best film makers in the true life story of Barcelona FC striker Samuel Eto’o.
Becca is also currently Africa’s highest paid female actress in Africa. So soon in her carrier Becca has set up a charity that so far gives over one thousand children free health care in Ghana. She is a multiple Ghana music awards winner, A Kora award winner for the most promising African act 2010 amongst others.