Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong (born August 15, known in showbiz as Becca, is a singer-songwriter and actress. She was a contestant on the second season of TV3’s annual singing competition, Mentor. Her debut studio album, Sugar, was released in 2007; it earned her five nominations at the 2008 Ghana Music Awards. The album’s lead single, “You Lied to Me”, garnered the Record of the Year category at the aforementioned awards ceremony.
Becca released her second studio album, Time 4 Me, on May 16, 2013. It features guest appearances from 2face Idibia , M.I , King Ayisoba & Trigmatic, Jay and Storm Akwaboah. The album was certified 2x platinum by the Recording Industry of Ghana.
Becca’s accolades include one Kora Award, one National Youth Achievers Award, four Ghana Music Awards, and three 4Syte TV Music Video Awards. She holds her annual Girl Talk concert at various locations across Ghana; the concert started in 2011.
Becca was ranked 94 on E.tv Ghana ‘s 2013 list of the 100 most influential people in Ghana.
Rebecca Acheampong, the first girl and fifth born of nine children, was born in Kumasi. She grew up in a religious Christian setting with her family. During her upbringing, Becca was very active in church and school activities. She took an interest in showcasing her vocal dexterity at talent shows held at her school. She attended Morning Star and Wesley Girls’ High School whilst growing up. She later attended Croydon College . After graduating from Croydon College, she became a Child care and education worker.
Becca relocated to Ghana after living abroad for several years. Kiki Banson signed her to his record label, EKB records, after getting wind of her.