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JP Backhouse Takes On The Weeknd!

After JP Backhouse’s bold venture into the blending of Caribbean history and EDM in “Muzik Di Zumbi”, which peaked at the number 8 position on our Top 40, it’s time for a brand new bootleg. This time he merged the bubbling and Dancehall rhythms with Trance-like chords and sounds alongRead More »

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Listen To This New Tsunami Single For Just A While

After a brief hiatus the superband Tsunami Aruba made a comeback last week with a brand new single titled ‘Djis Un Ratu’ (Just A While), with band member Mitch Almary on lead vocals this time around. This new production was composed by the renowned writing team of Aimée Silvanie and JoäneRead More »

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We Have A Holy Chart-Topper!

“Santu Remedi” has gotten ZOINX very high, as in high up on the charts! (Get it?…I’ll show myself out). Last Friday the single made the gifted rapper another member of the elite club of artists who have seen their single shoot up to number one (his first) on the Skempi TopRead More »

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This Week In Top 40 News…

Happy Sunday Skempi News peeps! Well you saw the featured image so no need to indicate that Dez introspective effort “Ma Gaña” has retained a firm grip on the the number one spot for its second consecutive week. But it has some new company at the top echelon; namely DifRead More »

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A Lot Of Movement Once Again In The Top 40!

Once again we have a new number one on our countdown, bringing an end to Quiwena Afra’s run at the apex of the Skempi Top 40 and placing it a notch down at number two. The newcomer at the top is none other than the piano-heavy and contemplative rap song “MaRead More »

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A Magical New Number One

Skempi history was made over the weekend. For the first time in our history, a debut single immediately reached the top of our Top 40 within less than two days of its release on the site. Newcomer Quiwena Afra could not have wished for a better launch to her career as herRead More »

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Holding Steady At Number One

It’s been over a week and Peter van der Pligt’s reign in the Skempi Top 40 continues unchallenged. This is already the longest a single has remained perched at the top spot in a while. And “Bolo Pretu” by D-Kaya has kept it company for the length of its position atRead More »

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Carnival With Skempi Was Fire!

It’s Friday Skempi News followers, just like that we stand once again at the threshold of yet another weekend. Today we look back on the long and festive weekend that preceded this one. When the Skempi stand in Hanchi Polar was the place to be during the Carnival. From the TeenerRead More »

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A Blast From The Past Blasts Off To The Top!

Afternoon Skempi News followers. As we all know today was a grueling return to the daily routine for many. These have been a festive couple of weeks, but the period for reflection and contrition (for those who believe in that kind of thing) has arrived. This long weekend was theRead More »

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