Ibeyi is a French/Cuban musical duo founded in 2013 by fraternal twin sisters, Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz. Born on December 13, 1994 in Paris, France, the twins are the daughters of renowned Cuban percussionist Miguel "Angá" Díaz and their mother Maya Dagnino serves as their manager. The duo's unique sound combines Yoruban music with elements of jazz, pop, soul, gospel and hip-hop. They sing lyrics in multiple languages including French, Spanish, Yoruban (from which their name derives) and English. Lisa-Kaindé takes on the role of lead vocalist and pianist while Naomi showcases her talent as a percussionist using instruments such as cajón and batá.
With influences from various genres and cultures, Ibeyi creates captivating music that resonates with listeners worldwide. Their powerful vocals combined with skillful instrumentation result in an enchanting blend of sounds that leave a lasting impact. The twins' ability to seamlessly merge different musical styles sets them apart from other artists in the industry.
If you enjoy the music of Sevdaliza, CocoRosie, Kelsey Lu or Sampa the Great among others; then Ibeyi is definitely an artist you should explore further. Their unique fusion of genres appeals to fans who appreciate innovative and boundary-pushing music. Whether it's their mesmerizing melodies or thought-provoking