Ibeyi is a French (with Cuban and Venezuelan origins) musical duo consisting of twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz. The duo sings in English, French, Spanish and Yoruba, a Nigerian language spoken in West Africa by their ancestors before being taken to Cuba as slaves in the 1700s. Lisa, the lead singer, plays the piano;Naomi plays the traditional Peruvian/Cuban percussion instruments cajón and Batá drum.
In the Yoruba language, Ibeyi (Ìbejì) means "twins".
Ibeyi (prononcer i-bey-i, « jumelles » en langue yoruba) est un groupe français d'origine venezueliano-cubain, composé des sœurs jumelles Lisa-Kaindé et Naomi Diaz.
Le groupe chante en anglais, en espagnol, en yoruba et quelques fois en français1.
Their music has elements of Yoruba, French and Afro-Cuban, and fuses jazz with beats, samples with traditional instruments.[