Who Is Junior Tecla? Part 2 of 2

And now the conclusion of the tale of Junior Tecla…for now… Holland: The beginnings of a music career It did not take long before Junior Tecla quit his job as a commercial art salesman. Ironically, he found himself doing the job he had initially began studying for soon after, whichRead More »

Who is Junior Tecla? Part 1 of 2

Philip Arthur Gerald Tecla, Jr. (born March 20, 1968), better known by his stage name Junior Tecla, is a Curaçaoan singer-songwriter known in many parts of the world as the frontman of the Bob Marley tribute band Rootsriders. He first rose to prominence in 2006 following a concert in commemorationRead More »

Chaika Rises Above The Pack!

This past weekend the top of the Skempi Top 40 received a feminine touch in the form of Chaika Danoutah’s smash hit “Beleng(Radio Edit)”. The last time a female artist topped the Skempi charts was four months ago, when the feat was accomplished by Naomi Silvanie. Chaika has now shakenRead More »

Tonight BRIAN D Goes BIDIEM!

Tonight the show everyone has been waiting for finally arrives: BRIAN D (Brian Dekkers) will give his supremely hyped Legacy BDM concert at WTC Curaçao. The air on the island has been thick with anticipation leading up to this night of entertainment which will also feature performances by BRIAN D’sRead More »

O.N.E. At Number One!

The top echelon of the Skempi Top 40 has recently experienced a near complete recasting. The no.1 spot has namely been invaded by O.N.E., Curaçao’s newest All Around Caribbean band which features the talents of Dibo D, Cizzle, Harvey Isidora, Johnny Blaze and Gilmar Fraites. They were able to shakeRead More »