Aby Ngana Diop was born in the Dakar region and was the capital’s most famous tassukat (A tassukat is a specialist in tassu … which is a form of sung
Wolof rhythmic verse that is often used to impart traditional values to children). She performed in Europe a few times and appeared on stage with
Doudou N’Diaye Rose. Most of her performances though were at baptisms and weddings in and around Dakar.