[youtube id=”g70u2OrfVBE”]Ibeyi’s “Transmission/Michaelion” featuring Meshell Ndegeocello video is dedicated to the narrative about a sacred tree. The sisters fade in and out of the frame and they are superimposed on each other as the screen changes color and text. The treatment is minimal but effective in telling their spiritual story.
[youtube id=”oo6LoitxecU”] Ibeyi were guests on the BBC Radio 1’s Piano Sessions and performed a stripped down version of “Waves” from their new album Ash and they covered Rufus and Chaka Khan’s “Ain’t Nobody.” Tickets for their U.S. tour dates are on sale now. Related posts: Best Of 2015 Ibeyi-Stranger/Lover
[youtube id=”w46kD06bfog”] The sisters of Ibeyi hang out on the beach and seem to submerge themselves in water that resembles blood in their video for “I Wanna Be Like You.” Their respect for Santería comes through in the imagery that suggests a rebirth in the water. Ibeyi’s sophomore album Ash
[youtube id=”yN8TUgkPnbU”] Ibeyi’s video for “Deathless” celebrates the circle of life as the birthing process is represented by the two of them. Kamasi Washington is not in the video directed by Ed Morris. The sister duo is getting ready to release their Ash album on September 29th. Related posts: Best