Skempi Picks

NEWS

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 »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

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 »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

Ataniro Rises Above The Rest

This week Skempi once again has a new occupant at the number one position on top of the Skempi Top 40. This time around it is none other than Aruban rap legend Ataniro. His single “Palu” soared to the top shortly after his frequent collaborator Jeon had accomplished the featRead More »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

Jeon On Top Once Again

Jeon opens the week at the top position of the Skempi Top 40. His profoundly reflective single ’60’ has captivated many listeners on Skempi and this shot it up to no. 1 in less than a week. Another success story is Ataniro’s “Palu”, which has also been hurdled into theRead More »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

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 »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

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 »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

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 »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

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 »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

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 »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

A Gentz Gem Revisited

On this lazy Saturday Skempi News brings you a classic from Curaçaoan superband Gentz. And no, it’s not “No Bai”. The magical memory lane treasure featured today is the 2015 single “Skonde Pa Amor”. Although the subject matter is not exactly jovial – I mean, the verse “If love isRead More »

Share to
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn