Ghanaian Afro Pop musician Rebecca Acheampong, known on stage as Becca, will Saturday share the same stage with some of the biggest names in New York.The musician has been named as one ofthe artistes who will perform at the Global Goals Citizens Festival in New York City on Saturday, September 26.
The festival, headlined by Beyoncé, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, and Coldplay, will be held on the Great Lawn of New York City’s Central Park, where 60,000 global citizens will gather.Becca is among a number of African artistes including Yemi Alade of Nigeria, Mafikizolo of South Africa and Sauti Sol of Kenya who featured on ‘Tell Everybody’, an African song aimed at adding a voice to the Global Goals Citizens campaign.
The Global Goals Citizens campaign involves a plan to end extreme poverty, tackle inequality and reduce the impact of climate change by 2030.This agenda is championed by a group of activists led by the film-maker Richard Curtis, whose Project Everyone initiative – run in partnership with the campaign groups action/2015 and Global Citizen – aims to reach 7 billion inseven days.
The whole idea is to push for the full implementation of the agenda by making the goals famous.An excited Becca said in a press release that she is delighted at the opportunity to add her voice to such a worthy cause which is in line with her own charitable work in
Ahead of Saturday’s concert, Becca will join a lineup of top performers at an exclusive event for Richard Branson’s Virgin Unite Foundation which will be attended by some of the most powerful citizens on earth.