Sister, Sister: French-Cuban Duo Reinterpret Jay Electronica Song In “Exhibit Diaz”

Ibeyi, a pair of twins raised between Paris and Cuba, earlier this year dropped their eponymous debut album featuring a mezcla of hip-hop elements, electronic sounds and traditional Yorùbán rhythms. Lisa-Kaindé Diaz (lead voice) and Naomi Díaz (percussions) cite musical influences Frank Ocean, James Blake, King Krule and their famous Cuban percussionist father, Anga Díaz.

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The Diaz sisters enraptured SXSW festival goers with songs about family tragedy and filled with kindred spirit. Today, they release a new song off their Ibeyi LP called, “Exhibit Diaz.” The track showcases the duo’s blending of hip-hop and more traditional/electronic sounds, and serves as a reinterpretation of Jay Electronica’s “Better In Tune With The Infinite.”

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