XL Recordings are absolutely killing 2014. Their latest signee, Ibeyi (pronounced ee-bey-ee), are 19-year-old French Cuban twins Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Diaz. Singing in both English and Yoruba, their debut track “Oya” makes it clear why XL signed the duo. Their sleek, yet naturalistic sound is incredibly poignant. The twins are currently recording their debut album with XL founder Richard Russell, who also produced “Oya.” The track is part of an upcoming AA-sided single, “Oya / River,” which is due out later this summer.
Watch the Jamie-James Medina-directed video for their debut track “Oya” above.