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 »

The Saint Lucian Queen Of Culture

Today Skempi News brings you the story of Sesenne, a Saint Lucian singer and cultural icon. She was born Marie Selipha Charlery (later Descartes when she married) in La Point, Micoud, Saint Lucia on the 28th of March 1914. The area where she was born and grew up is theRead More »

Nice And Crispy With Macay

Today Skempi News brings you one of the many classics from the legendary Macario ‘Macay’ Prudencia. It is the crisply lively gem “Bròs Bròs”. The immortal Macay Prudencia infused all his productions with his jolly and folksy character and this classic is no exception. The way he lists and expressesRead More »

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 »

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 »