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Ibeyi unveil video for ‘Mama Says’ and announce debut album

Ibeyi have announced details of their debut album. The self-titled LP will be released on February 19th via XL Recordings, the album was produced by XL founder Richard Russell. The 19-year-old French Cuban twins have also just unveiled an Ed Morris directed video for the song that started it all, “Mama Says.” The clip features their […]

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Video: Ibeyi – Better In Tune With The Infinite (Jay Electronica cover)

Ibeyi have announced a series of live shows during October and November, which will include the duo’s first proper UK performance in the Courtyard Theatre in London on October 23rd. The sisters follow-up their last single, “Mama Says” with a beautiful cover of Jay Electronica’s ‘Better In Tune With the Infinite’. The one-take live recording took […]

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Listen: Ibeyi – “Mama Says”

  Having released their Oya EP, Ibeyi are back with a brand new single titled “Mama Says”. The French-Cuban twin sisters are now in the studio working on their debut album with XL boss Richard Russell.  “Mama Says,” is, much like their other work, raw, honest and a refreshingly unique piece of music that defines the word […]

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Video: Ibeyi – River

After the otherworldly freshness of their debut single ”Oya” back in June, French-Cuban twin duo Ibeyi continue to impress with their new song “River”. Take a look at the Ed Morris directed video below, a dedication to Oshun, the river Goddess, featuring the siblings submerged underwater while performing the track. The duo has just released their debut […]

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Video: Ibeyi Oya

Introducing new XL Recordings artists, Ibeyi, who are 19-year-old French-Cuban twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Diaz, the duo’s name is pronounced ee-bey-ee. The track is produced by XL founder Richard Russell, “Oya” is Ibeyi’s first piece of music since signing to XL Recordings. The song is sparse and otherworldly with Lisa laying down some gorgeous vocals while Naomi […]

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