Sheroes Mixtape Memoir with Ibeyi
For the first time on Mixtape Memoir, you’ll hear a life story told by two voices, set to a soundtrack created by two people. Not just bandmates, and not just siblings, but twins. Afro-Cuban, French twin sisters, Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Díaz are the duo Ibeyi. Lisa and Naomi take us on an emotional journey as they talk with host Carmel Holt about their childhood growing up with a father who was a well-known, Grammy award-winning Cuban percussionist, and their mother, who was a French Venezuelan Art lover. By their teens, Naomi and Lisa formed Ibeyi, fusing traditional Yoruba folklore and Afro-Cuban rhythms with electronic beats and Neo soul, singing in Yoruba, Spanish, English and French. This spring brought Ibeyi’s anticipated return with their third album Spell 31, an apt title for a duo whose approach to making music is, as Lisa phrases it, like “catching magic.” - Sheroes Mixtape Memoir airs on Sonos Sound System every other Monday on Sonos Radio.