Naomi and her twin sister, keyboardist/vocalist Lisa-Kaindé Diaz, make up the group Ibeyi (“ee-bay-ee”), which means “twins” in their ancestral language of Yoruba. The duo’s recently released second album, Ash, is a delicious blend of acoustic hand percussion, layered voices, keyboards, and other electronic sounds that intermingle within a mix of Yoruba folk, American soul, French pop, and Afro-Cuban funk.

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