Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong
August 15th, 1984
Kumasi the Ashanti region
Born Rebecca Acheampong, Becca is a singer and actress. Born August 15th, 1984, in Kumasi the Ashanti region, West Africa Ghana as the first girl and fifth born of nine children from a religious Christian family.
No mere child prodigy at a very young age Becca show cased her talent as a singer by participating in School Talent shows as well as church activities and always came up with one of the top most prizes at all times.
Becca now a fully grown proud African woman studied in some of the countries prestige schools such as Morning Star and Wesley Girls high school and continued further education in London’s Croydon College where her like for children and their well being motivated her to come out as fully qualified Childcare and education worker.
After several years abroad She returned back to native home Ghana where her undisputed talent was discovered by a trailblazing record label E K B records who signed her on and proceeded to work. 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 on Channel O and MTV and are also enjoying great reviews on U tube. Her album sugar feathered may of Africans 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 African 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 .
She’s also set up a rescue organization which is aimed at raising funds to help promote the awareness of children affected by HIV AIDS as well as imprisoned children in Ghana and hopes to go beyond Africa and around the world. She is A Ghana music award winner, Kora awards and Channel Awards nominee.
Becca, the Ghanaian songstress, recently signed a record deal with Pan-African Record label, Kolophonic, a new label, established by international music A&R veteran, Yoel Kenan.
Speaking on the record deal, Becca said, “I’m hugely excited to be joining Kolophonic. Their vision for providing my music with greater exposure around the world is really inspiring, not just for me, but for African music as a whole. We’re making it happen right now!”
Yoel Kenan also commented on the partnership saying, “Right now, Africa is home to some of the most talented artists and performers in the world. We are very excited to be working with one of the biggest artists on the continent in Becca and look forward to introducing her talent to a wider audience across Africa and internationally”
Yoel is also working with top producers and artists across the continent and as part of the Africori Music Group, Kolophonic provides services such as digital distribution and publishing to African artists, labels and producers.
Awards and nominations
|2014||City People Entertainment Awards||Musician of the Year (Female)||Herself||Nominated|||
|2013||4Syte TV Music Video Awards||Best Female Video||“Time for Me”||Nominated|||
|City People Entertainment Awards||Musician of the Year (Female)||Herself||Nominated|||
|2012||4Syte TV Music Video Awards||Best Female Video||“No Away”
|Best Photography Video||Nominated|||
|Best Collaboration Video||Nominated|
|Overall Best Video||Nominated|
|Ghana Music Awards||Artiste of the Year||Herself||Nominated|||
|Afro-Pop Song of the Year||“African Woman”||Nominated|
|Best Music Video of The Year||Won|||
|Best Female Vocal Artiste||Herself||Nominated|||
|National Youth Achievers Awards||Music||Won|||
|2011||4Syte TV Music Video Awards||Best Photography Video||“African Woman”||Nominated|||
|Best Directed Video||Nominated|
|Best Storyline Video||Nominated|
|Overall Best Video||Won|||
|Best Collaboration Video||“Push”
(featuring King Ayisoba & Trigmatic)
|Best Female Video||Won|||
|City People Entertainment Awards||Ghana Female Musician of the Year||Herself||Nominated|||
|2010||4Syte TV Music Video Awards||Best Hi-Life Video||“Daa Ke Daa”||Nominated|||
|Best Storyline Video||Nominated|
|Best Female Video||Nominated|
|Best African Act Video||Nominated|
|Ghana Music Awards||Highlife Song of the Year||“Daa Ke Daa”||Nominated|||
|Record of the Year||Won|||
|Best Female Vocal Performance||Herself||Won|
|Artist of the Year||Nominated|||
|Kora Awards||Best African Prospect Award||Won|||
|2008||Ghana Music Awards||Artiste of the Year||Nominated|||
|Discovery of the Year||Nominated|
|Best Female Vocal Performance||Nominated|
|Pop Song of the Year||“You Lied to Me”
(featuring Kwabena Kwabena)
|Best Collaboration of the Year||Nominated|
|Record of the Year||Sugar||Won|||
|Kora Awards||Best Artist or Group Hope||Herself||Nominated|||
|Best Artist or Group of West Africa|
- Sugar (2007)
- Time 4 Me (2013)