Happy To See Doble R!

Today Skempi News brings you yet another trip back in time. This time it comes courtesy of Doble R and their classic piece “Kontent’i Mirabu”. With legendary composer Rignald Recordino at the helm this band was a conveyor belt of hit songs on the island of Curaçao for nearly 40Read More »

Newcomers In The Top 40

While Ataniro continues to sit comfortably on the no. 1 throne, Gentz moves one step closer, coming in at no. 3 this week. But the real story is the newcomers on the Skempi charts this week, the most remarkable of which is the Randal Corsen Orchestra. Their festive single “HenterRead More »

A Good Time With The Randal Corsen Orchestra!

Today Skempi News brings you a feel-good song for the end of year festivities. It is the song ‘Henter Aña Den Paranda” by the Randal Corsen Orchestra. This will most certainly be among the productions they play at their ‘Paranda di Fin di Aña’ concerts on the 28th and 29thRead More »

The Hit From Barbados That Took Over The World

As you may have noticed from the feature image, it’s not Rihanna. The Barbados talent featured today is Rupert Clarke, better known as Rupee. He was born in Germany to a German mother and a Barbadian father. When he was 10 years old the family moved to Barbados where theyRead More »

Back In Time With Boy Dap

Anselmus “Boy” Dap, born October 25th 1933, needs no introduction in Curaçao. He is widely known on the island as “E Tata di Tumba” (The Father of Tumba), a title which he received after he won Curaçao’s Festival di Tumba a record ten times. His first big hit was theRead More »