Place of Birth: Paris, France
Date of Birth: 13 December, 1994
*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.