Jeon’s “Machika” Rises!

Menasa’s “Bodak Yellow (Bootleg)” has grabbed hold of the no.1 slot and shows no signs of loosening its grip. But out in the sea a formidable foe has risen from among the waves in the form of Jeon’s “Machika (Original Version)”, which has made a leap from the back ofRead More »

The Queen Of Merengue

Today Skempi News explores more of the Caribbean region and goes to the island nation of the Dominican Republic and its reigning Queen of the Merengue, Milly Quezada. Born Milagros Quezada Borbón (1955) in San Carlos, Villa Francisca, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, she moved with her family to New YorkRead More »

Menasa Number One Once Again

Menasa comes out on top once again in this week’s Skempi Top 40 tally. His single “Bodak Yellow(Bootleg)” has put an end to the month long reign of Gentz’ “Sin Lenga”. Urvin Luwi Jano’s “Sende Lus Pa Kòrsou” has also zeroed in on the top spot, coming in at no.3.Read More »

A Classic From ENOS

Today Skempi News brings you a classic from the musical group ENOS, which stands for El Nuevo Ompi Stefania. The classic is none other than “Bekita Dams”. This Tumba became a huge hit upon release. It features verses from the poem “Bekita”, written by one of Curaçao’s greats of PapiamentuRead More »