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Asta Diankha is an artist, songwriter and performer from the South of France who has a deep affection with the United States and its culture since her early years. This attachment stems from her yearly visits to her American grandmother. At the age of 16, she moved to Long Beach (NY) to attend LB High School. Then, she returned to France to pursue studies in cinema and theater.

It was in Marseille that she allowed her creativity to flourish, composing and writing her very first album, "TIME TO SHINE". This debut piece is the result of her love for both Africa and the United States, gracefully blending elements of pop, soul, and world music. Her journey took her along the roads of Africa, notably participating in the Jazz Festival of Saint Louis in Senegal alongside Ablaye Sissoko and the Jazz band JAM.

Asta also performs in Gambia and Mauritania, but it's in Senegal that she captivates the audience with her first single "Baye Niass". Her track remains on playlists for several months on national radios, including Nostalgie and Walfadjri.


During her stay in Senegal, Asta collaborated and shared stages, some of which were televised, with iconic figures in the country, including the renowned guitarist Cheikh Tidiane Tall, the legendary group Daara J Family with Faada Freddy, Souleymane Faye, Carlou D, Baaba Maal, the Mbalax Diva "Titi," the legendary group Le Sahel with their singer Idrissa Diop, Waly Seck, Pap Diouf, Bidew Bou Bess, and many others.

In June 2018, when Asta released her second single "Time to Shine", the track made an impressive mark by securing the 13th position on the iTunes France top 200 charts in the Rn'B/Soul category.

In 2021, Asta devoted herself to the creation of her second album, involving collaborations between France and the United States. It began with the renowned sound engineer JAYCEN JOSHUA, a multiple Grammy awards who mixed the first single titled "DON’T BREAK ME DOWN". This track garnered over 100,000 streams within just two weeks of its release. The enthusiasm extended globally with the publication of numerous press articles in various countries, and the song received airplay on radio stations across the United States, France, England, and Brazil.

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Asta Diankha is set to become an icon of cultural diversity!

With her French origin and familial ties to Senegal, Argentina, and the United States, Asta has skillfully woven these cultural influences into a harmonious blend, creating a rich and innovative musical experience. Asta Diankha has the ability to reach a broad audience, resonating with all communities across the United States and beyond borders. This cultural diversity, characterized not only by her distinctive appearance adorned with African braids but also reflected in her music through bold fusions of styles, integrating traditional instruments like the Kora and Marimba while maintaining a distinctly modern and trendy flair.

The universe of this second album reflects the image of a visionary artist, celebrating the richness of cultures while creating a musical harmony that echoes worldwide. To achieve this diversity and quality in the album, Asta collaborates with various renowned composers, producers, engineers, and musicians, the majority of whom are based in the United States. Among them:

  • JAYCEN JOSHUA : Holder of multiple Grammy Awards, Jaycen Joshua is one of the most renowned sound engineers at the moment. He has collaborated with esteemed artists such as Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Chris Brown, Miley Cyrus, Pop Smoke, Ed Sheeran, Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, The-Dream, Céline Dion, Jennifer Lopez, H.E.R., Usher, BTS, Michael Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, and many others.


Asta Diankha was privileged to have Jaycen Joshua on board to mix her latest album, and he has already masterfully completed the mixing for her latest track, "DON'T BREAK ME DOWN".

  • PAUL PESCO : Esteemed guitarist with a strong reputation in the music industry, notably collaborating with Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, and more...

He teamed up with Asta on the song "KICK DOWN THE DOOR" featuring ARDEN ALTINO.

  • ARDEN ALTINO : Known as ARKEYS, a multi-Platinum producer and composer for artists such as Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, Mary J-Blige, etc. Also serves as a regular keyboardist for Wyclef Jean and The Fugees.


  • JERRY BARNES : Producer and bassist for CHIC/Nile Rodgers. He has produced, played, and written for artists such as Stevie Wonder, Anita, Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera, Dua Lipa, Queen Latifah, Chaka Khan, Ashanti, Angélique Kidjo, Neneh Cherry, and many others.

He is also the producer and composer of the tracks "LAW OF ATTRACTION" and "MY TIME" for Asta. 

  • NILE RODGERS : The famous guitarist of Chic and tireless hitmaker, Nile Rodgers, has contributed his songwriting, playing, and production skills to music legends like Madonna, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, and more.

Asta feels honored to have this icon's collaboration on her track "LAW OF ATTRACTION".

  • GILDES FLORES : Frequently known as Giflo, he is an award-winning composer and producer with a diverse musical repertoire, notable for his contributions to projects like The Wolverine and Far Cry 4. He has been actively involved in the audiovisual and music industry, often working under the guidance of the acclaimed producer TIMBALAND through his company Beatclub.

Giflo has crafted the music for several tracks on Asta's latest album, including "TOGETHER", "WORLD'S FALLIN' ", and "SPACE TIME".

  • DANIEL MOZART LAPORTE : Respeted sound ingineer (Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo, Diana Ross, Fugees, Pussycat Dolls, etc.)

Daniel strongly supports Asta and mentors in her career like a godfather! He played a crucial role in the development of the track "KICK DOWN THE DOOR" and took charge of its mixing as well. 



Enriched with diverse collaborations, her album transcends traditional pop, unmistakably weaving Afro-American influences infused with soul, blues, and Latin American inspirations like reggaeton and Brazilian funk.

Not to mention her African touch, a characteristic she has always enjoyed incorporating into her compositions.

Asta Diankha opted to write the majority of her album in English, expressing a desire to convey messages and emotions to a global audienceHowever, she didn't neglect to pay homage to her country by creating a track in French, titled "AÏE"for which she also made a version in Spanish, "AY".

In this album, Asta explores existential and spiritual themes, while also delving into subjects related to globalization, questioning the society in which we involve.

Some tracks reflect to the determination to persevere in our projects, undeterred by the gaze or judgment of others, aiming to motivate her listeners in their gaols. She also explores themes such as romantic relationships and seduction.

Filled with a mix of music styles, this fresh album connects with all generations, tackling various topics that resonate with everyone !

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