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A Classic From GIO Fuertisimo

Today Skempi News takes you back to 1995, when the legendary Curaçaoan band GIO Fuertisimo gave a live performance at Curaçao’s Festival Center. The songs they performed were all crowd winners but there was one in particular that stood out. It was the ageless classic “Biba Bai Laga Nan”. TheRead More »

Jeon’s “60” Makes A Big Jump!

While Buleria’s “Dos Cacho” continues to coast at the no. 1 position, Jeon’s “60” has made a big leap into the top 5 of the Skempi charts this week, jumping to no. 5 from its no.14 position just last week. With this feat Jeon has once again exerted his dominanceRead More »

A Splendid Performance By Kimu Candelaria

Erquimides ‘Kimu’ Candelaria was a legendary Curaçaoan singer-songwriter who achieved massive fame in his day thanks in no small part to his characteristically soulful voice. He had great success both as a solo artist and as a member of the group Trio Melodias, releasing a slew of hits in theRead More »

A Throwback From Ir-Sais

On this Throwback Thursday Skempi News brings you a single by the Bonairean superstar Ir-Sais that reached many ears back in its day. The single in question is the profound “Awo Mi Mes A Mire”, released in 2011. The subject matter is admittedly somewhat of a downer, but Ir-Sais’s silkyRead More »

Buleria Tops The Skempi Charts

Aruban superband Buleria is once again a topic of discussion at Skempi News. This time in the form of the notification of the quick ascent of their single “Dos Cacho” to the no. 1 position on the Skempi Top 40. In doing so it put an end to the ruleRead More »