Rebecca Akrasi-Sarpong


Location icon Canada

English major. Intern. Tech support agent? Mentee. Free lancer. Keep hope alive! This is an online space to nestle together various bodies of work I have published as I pursue a career telling stories through text and picture.


Bio As an artist my creative direction started in 1999 as co-owner of No Sweat Entertainment. The name and concept was developed in 1997 when I decided to try my hand as an R&B singing group at the early age of 12.

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Young and Poppin' - Urbanology Magazine

" What we're doing here is building a foundation, so we don't have to go across the border to make it work!" Rapper Goliath Paw shouts this to the crowd gathered inside Toronto's Adelaide Hall for the Canadian Urban Music Conference's Young and Poppin' music showcase.

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Nas premieres Shake the Dust documentary at TIFF - Urbanology Magazine

The critically acclaimed emcee Nas can now add another notch to his belt - executive producer. During this year's Toronto International Film Festival, Nas brought out everyone from Jully Black to Kardinal Offishall to celebrate with him after showing Shake the Dust, his first run at being a film's executive producer.

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Challenging stereotypes one dance at a time - Urbanology Magazine

The unexpected booming vocals from Busta Rhymes sets the backdrop for the beautiful modern ballet dancers on stage as they perform to Bob Marley's "Rastaman Chant" featuring the high-energy emcee. It's a historic moment. The National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTCJ) is back on stage in Toronto, Canada for the first time in 15 years.