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The Skempi Top 40 Has A Brand New Number One!

It’s getting a little crowded up there at the top of the Skempi Top 40, isn’t it? Well, Caribbean music lovers, this week we have a new member in the Enter-The-Top-40-And-Immediately-Shoot-Up-To-Number-1 club. It is no other than the single “Tempu” by Aisha featuring Rich. It jumped to the top spotRead More »

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Joseph Sickman Corsen Lives On With Skempi!

Have you checked out the top of the Skempi Top 40 lately? You really should. Really. Something amazing has happened up there this week. The Joseph Sickman Corsen composition “Ojos Azules” has shot up to the number one spot. Not entirely impressed by this feat? This composition (composed in theRead More »

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Dushi Bida: the Song that Puts you Back on the Beach

Remember the feel good song Dushi Bida by Jeon that had the everyone island jamming earlier this year? Of course you do. But when is the last time you actually heard it? Doesn’t matter, because the song never gets old. It’s the perfect song to start your morning, where you openRead More »

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Being Happy Never Sounded So Profound

#FelisManeMiTa (Happy The Way I Am). What a stirring song. What a proclamation. What a powerful message to women (and men, yes they have feelings too), and girls and boys struggling with issues of self-image. The song has been steadily climbing the Skempi Top 40 and for good reason because it will moveRead More »

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Dongo Is Curaçao’s Very Own Spiderman!

Confused by the title? Well then have a look at the top of the Skempi Top 40 and that should clarify things. You will see that the superhero comparison is apropos because all the rap phenom Dongo does is climb the charts.The man could literally write a song about farting and itRead More »

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This Is Not A Skempi Story…Or Is It?

You see that picture up there? The office space with the banner in the far corner that says Startup Curaçao? Yes, I know you’re not blind. I just wanted to repeat the question for emphasis. You see, that picture was taken in April of last year, inside the Miami Building located onRead More »

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How Music Can Give You Hope Again!

In the midst of all of the tragedies of these past few weeks, all the shootings, bombings and sieges, the popularity of Pokèmon Go (if I get jumped tonight you will probably find a Pokèmon ball on the ground next to my body), things seem in disarray and I wantedRead More »

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Your Flag Day Just Got Better With Skempi!

Today was “Dia di Bandera” (Flag Day) on the sunny island of Curaçao. For many the day started off early standing in line to get those free tickets to the North Sea Jazz Festival in September. The free tickets were for one of the days in the 3-day event, mindRead More »

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Add Some Groove To Your Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day! The saying goes that a father is a son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love, most of the ones who stay anyway. When they stay you can get the Michael Kyle on My Wife And Kids father types who teach their kids valuable lessons while all theRead More »

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