Ibeyi

Birth Names:
*Lisa-Kaindé Diaz
*Naomi Diaz

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: 13 December, 1994

Ethnicity:
*father – African-Cuban [Yoruba]
*mother – Venezuelan [including Italian], Tunisian

Ibeyi is a musical duo formed by twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz. The name Ibeyi means “twins” in Yoruba language.

Their father, Miguel “Angá” Diaz, was a Cuban musician, and a descendant of the Yoruba people, an ethnic group from Nigeria and Benin, who were enslaved in Cuba in the 18th century.

Their mother, Maya Dagnino, was born in France, to a Venezuelan father and a Tunisian mother.

They were raised mostly in Paris, also spending time in Havana, Cuba.

Source: https://whatthefrance.org

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  1. Akwaba says:

    Their maternal grandfather is Antonio Eduardo Dagnino Mosquera, who was born in Merida, Venezuela to Antonio José Dagnino Salinas and María Luisa Mosquera Guerrero.

    Their maternal grandmother last name is Levi/Levy.

    http://www.sologenealogia.com/gen/getperson.php?personID=I105325&tree=001

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