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Becca is a popular name for the famous Ghanaian songwriter, humanitarian and singer Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong. She is one of the most successful and multitalented female artists. She has made significant progress on the continent of Africa and others too. Her popularity has been brought about by her good heart, great vocals and outstanding voice. She was born on August 15, 1984 in Kumasi, the Ashanti region, West Africa Ghana.
Life and music career
Becca grew up in a Christian setting with her family. She was very dedicated and active in church and school activities. She particularly had a lot of interest in showcasing her vocal at school events. She attended morning star and Wesley Girls’ high school growing up and later traveled abroad for her higher education at Croydon College in London.
After her graduation from Croydon College, she gained full qualifications to become a childcare and education worker. She managed to further her education at the Ghana institute of management and public institutions. (GIMPA).
She is not just a singer
Becca is arguably the best female singer alive, but that’s not all; she is an amazing actress and excellent guitarist too. One of the movies she featured in is Yvonne Nelson’s, "If Tomorrow Never Comes." Becca is also a wonderful mother. Her love for her kids motivated her into establishing an organization dealing with fundraising to assist children affected with HIV/AID in Ghana.
She is proud of her Africa origin
Becca has always maintained an African outlook while attending functions and when during her music performances in Ghana and abroad. This is clearly seen in her outfit and hairstyle. She allows her music style and mode of dressing to be largely influenced by her upbringing as an African.
This was also seen when she attended the 2015 Global Citizen Festival in New York to represent Ghana. She never showed any fear of showcasing her identity as African through her dress code.
Here are some of her awards:
- Ghana music awards-record of the year (2008)
- Kora awards, best African prospect award
- Ghana music award- best vocal performance record of the year (2010)
- 4SYTE TV MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS -best female video, overall best video (2011) among other numerous awards and nominations.
Becca is beautiful, kind and proud of her African heritage. Her vocals are not only golden but also excellent, and all these, combined with the message she delivers through her songs, have acted as a contribution towards growing her brand. Her best songs include:
1. Sugar by Becca
This was her debut studio album and was released in 2007. It earned her five nominations at the 2008 Ghana Music Awards.
2. Forever by Becca
This was also released in 2013. In this song Becca advocates for long time commitments among lovers.
3. African woman
The song depicts clearly the qualities of an African woman. She went all the way to visit the village setting Akosombo to shoot the video of this track.in this video, she has a puffy African hairstyle, and her positivity and energy is contagious to her viewers and clearly seen.
Becca top 7 collaborations
You know what they say -- save the best for last. Here we are with Becca's top 7 collaborations.
1.You lied to me Becca feat Kabwena Kabwena
This is one of her sad songs, and it’s about a girl who believed in love, and also believed in her man. She expresses how this girl's heart is broken after her man cheats on her and all their dreams and ambitions together are shattered.
2. Bisa Kdei ft Becca
This song was released in 2017. It is very rich and focused in high life. The song is in her native language.
3. Becca ft. MI No Way
The song was released in 2013, and it depicts how Becca and MI have amazing vocals. This makes the song more enjoyable and lovable. Moreover, the song already seems like a timeless Ghana and Nigeria collaboration. The video itself looks expensive, and it was shot in South Africa.
4. Becca ft Patoranking Na Wash
The two talented artists featured in a song called ‘Na Wash’ which is an African pop- song. The structure of the response tracks, call are supported by a romantic group of individuals. Through this song, Becca and Patoranking have succeeded in promoting the music industry in Africa. Key lyrics are “This love no be by force if you no like make your divorce.”
The song implies how relationships are in today’s generation. It stresses particularly on how people flaunt their partners on social media while looking fabulous and glamorous. However, in the real sense, there are so many broken promises and disagreements behind all the fake happiness.
5. Becca ft Sarkodie
On this son, the award-winning diva tactfully blends r&b and highlife to come up with a fabulous love song. Singing in English and Twi about how much she feels about her king, using her great vocals as was expected. She sets the tone while Sarkodie follows up with a solid verse. The song is directed by Director Abass.
Moreover the excellent vocals is also witnessed in the song entitled Nsroma by Akwaboah ft Becca.
6. Stonebwoy ft Becca
She released this slow rhythm song called 'With you,' which is a love song. It is taken out of her simply named “unveiling” album. She highlights her label mate Stonebwoy in this label for all to take pleasure in. Production and credit score by master Garzy.
7. Becca ft Mr Eazi
The Afro-pop sensation teamed up with MrEazi to release a certifiable banger known as “NumberOne “the song beautifully tells the story of a love-struck couple, passionate and eager to profess the love they have for each other in any possible way. The romantic setting with pouring rain illuminating their desire to be together no matter the circumstances.
To add on to that both Becca and Eazi look like they belonged together. Both musicians are good at what they do. The various shots joined perfectly to create the final masterpiece and transitions were well organized and smooth. Another point of compliment for “Number one “was the utilization of vixens. They were in right numbers to showcase their value but not too much in a way that could interfere with the description of the story portrayed in the song.
Her songs are well known and loved by many. Her outstanding beauty which one can never fail to notice, talent and charisma have all given her opportunity to evolve in the music industry and become successful not only in Ghana but also Africa and other continents as well. Her other collaborations, such as Don't Know by Becca ft Kofi Kinaata, Driving License by Becca ft Shatta Wale, have also enabled her to grow more and improve her brand as a musician.
Becca means business. This is evident in her music career. She has grown from a simple girl into a big brand loved in Ghana and across the boarders. Her rap skills have put her in league with big names in Africa's female rappers.