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Date of Birth:
1984-08-15
Place of Birth:
Kumasi, Ghana

Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong aka Becca is a Ghanaian singer, songwriter, and actress.

She was born on 15 August 1984 n Kumasi Ghana. She is the first girl and fifth born of nine children. She attended Morning Star and Wesley Girls' High School and was very active in church activities and participated in talent shows while still in school. After her senior school education, she proceeded to Croydon College and became a child care and education worker. She is also a graduate of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.

Becca was signed Kiki Banson's EKB Records.

She released her debut album Sugar which consisted of 12 songs in 2007. Followed by her lead single, "You Lied to Me". She released her second album "Time 4 Me" on 16 May 2013 which was made up of 20 songs. The album produced the singles "Forever", "Push", "Bad Man Bad Girl", "No Away" and "Follow the Leader".

Becca went on a nationwide campus tour to promote the album and her song Time 4 Me was certified 2x platinum in Ghana. Her song "Africa Woman" shot and directed by Samad Davis was a bonus track on the album.

Some of her awards include one Kora Award, one National Youth Achievers Award, four Ghana Music Awards, and three 4Syte TV Music Video Awards.

In 2013, she headlined the annual Girl Talk concert, which started in 2011. Becca was ranked 94 on E.tv Ghana's 2013 list of the 100 most influential people in Ghana.

In March 2021, she was among the Top 30 Most Influential Women in Music by 3Music Awards Women Brunch. She has worked with foreign artists such as Hugh Masakela and MI Abaga.

She released in 2011, lead and second singles of the album, "Forever" and "Push"

The album's third single "Bad Man Bad Girl" was released in February 2012; it features vocals by 2face Idibia and was recorded in the summer of 2011. The music video for "Bad Man Bad Girl" was shot in Accra and other parts of Ghana.

The MI-assisted track "No Away" was released on 22 June 2012, as the album's fourth single. It was recorded in Ghana and Nigeria and mixed in South Africa. The music video for "No Away" was shot in South Africa and uploaded to YouTube on 12 August 2012, at a total length of 4 minutes and 11 seconds.

About $50,000 was spent by liquor brand Kasapreko Company Limited and EKB Records in shooting the video making it one of the most expensive videos released by a Ghanaian artist at that time.

Becca's upbringing and surroundings influenced her musical and fashion style. She has established a rescue organization that raises funds to help children with HIV/AIDS in Ghana. In 2014, she became a Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS.

On 1 September 2009, She was made one of the brand ambassadors of GLO Mobile Ghana as well as Ghana's official ambassadors for the 2014 FIFA World Cup by the Ministry of Youth and Sports

Becca performed at the Accra International Conference Centre for MTN's Heroes of Change television series finale. On 26 July 2013, she performed with recording engineer Kwame Yeboah (and his Ohia beye Ya band) to launch her second studio album in Accra.

On 20 December 2013, she headlined the third edition of the Girl Talk concert, which occurred at the National Theatre of Ghana. On 24 March 2014, Allsports Ghana reported that Becca would perform before the kickoff of Ghana Premier League matches to promote the league.

Becca expressed dissatisfaction while speaking at the UN Cultural Night at the Alliance Fran├žaise in Accra about her being denied the chance to perform at the Baba Yara Stadium during the country's World Cup qualifier match against Zambia in September 2013. A spokesperson for the Ghana Football Association told Graphic Showbiz they didn't know arrangements had been made for Becca to sing.

Personal life

Becca married Nigerian entrepreneur and artist manager Oluwatobi Sanni Daniel on 18 August 2018 in Accra with whom she has a daughgter.

Becca was at the center of her former manager (Kiki Banson)'s controversial divorce from his wife. Banson allegedly divorced his wife to marry Becca. The story went haywire after Becca's father reportedly disowned his daughter over her intentions to marry her manager.

Studio albums

Sugar (2007)

Time 4 Me (2013)

Unveiling (2017)

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