Mama Says


Live at EMB Sannois, France, 2013

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Pohoto by Amir Aziz

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« Ibeyi is a French-Cuban musical duo consisting of twin sisters, Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz. The duo sings in English and Yoruba, a Nigerian language their ancestors spoke before being brought to Cuba.

Lisa’s is the lead voice and plays piano, Naomi plays traditional Cuban percussion instruments cajón and Batá drum.

Their music has elements of Yoruba, French, and Afro-Cuban and fuses jazz with beats, samples with traditional instruments. »



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