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“Traag” Quickly Reaches The Top

Bizzey’s remix to the salacious single “Traag” has reached the top of the Skempi charts. The single’s chart success can be attributed to the hypnotic Dembow baseline, the immersive drawl slathered all over the hook, and, of course, the presence of Dongo and Chaika as featured acts. In other newsRead More »

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Skempi Helps Kick Off Curaçao’s Culture Week

This Sunday marks a special day on the Curaçaoan calendar. Aside from the fact that Sundays are considered holy on the Caribbean island where the majority of the population identifies as Catholic, there is another reason this date in particular carries a mystique. Haven’t guessed it yet? Well, today marksRead More »

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Gentz Reclaims The Top Spot

The Curaçaoan superband Gentz has reclaimed its position as the most played music act on the Skempi Top 40. Their single “Kruel” has recently experienced a resurgence in popularity and this helped the band knock Skempi heavy hitters Rudy Plaate and BRIAN D out of the batting cage at theRead More »

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Rudy Plaate Is The Most Played Artist Of The Week!

The Curaçaoan living legend Rudy Plaate has taken his rightful place on top of the Skempi charts as the most played song this week. His single “No Mishi Kune” has been enjoying a surge in popularity in recent weeks and this past Monday it opened the week at the no.Read More »

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La Perfecta Gives You The Perfect Throwback

Today on this Throwback Thursday Skempi brings you a classic song that will envelop you in nostalgia and warm loving sentiments. This classic is none other than the La Perfecta record “Liefdespaar”. The heavily accented Dutch somehow adds to the song’s alluring charm. La Perfecta released many smash hits inRead More »

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Randal Corsen Tops The Charts!

Randal Corsen has reached the top of the charts. His live composition of “Limpiado di Sapatu” climbed the Skempi Top 40 this past Monday, knocking the immensely popular BRIAN D off of the throne, and it has not descended since. And these top two entries are being kept close companyRead More »

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Some Rene Samson For Your Sunday Afternoon

At the end of this sunny Sunday Skempi brings you the Rene Samson Merengue classic “Maria Su Mea”.  The song by the Curaçaoan legend became such a hit on the island of Curaçao that Wilfrido Vargas – the Merengue musician from the Dominican Republic who was instrumental in converting theRead More »

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BRIAN D Reaches D Top!

This week the Skempi Top 40 is once again full of surprises as there is once again a new chart topper. The newcomer is none other than BRIAN D (Brian Dekkers) with his lovelorn yet oddly empowering 2007 smash “Habri Man Laga Bai”. It is closely followed by the existentialRead More »

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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 »

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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 »

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