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And We Have Yet Another New Number One!

Well, well. The top of the Skempi charts is once again giving us more quick updates than a fake news news cycle. This past weekend the top 40 received yet another newcomer to the throne. And this time it is none other than the DJ/Producer who has his fingerprints all over ourRead More »

Soca In Japan!

Yes you read that correctly: Soca – the music genre born in a subculture of Trinidad and Tobago – in Japan. Not exactly what you would expect to find in the land of the rising sun, is it? I mean, after all, the vibrant Trinidad and Tobago lifestyle – withRead More »

A New Single By Kuenta i Tambu!

Kuenta i Tambu unleashes a new party single “Aloe” featuring the music artist Cookachoo. This track is a break from their previous jams as Cookachoo sings it entirely in Sranan Tongo (a creole language native to Suriname) rather than the group’s usual Papiamentu or Caribbean English. This summer anthem brings you thatRead More »

We Have A New Number One!

Exciting stuff happening these days at Skempi; yesterday we launched our new Skempi app for Android and iOS (give it a download, you know, in case you haven’t already *wink*), and now we also have a new number one on our charts. The new chart topper is none other than “JoyRead More »

Did You Know This Famous Christmas Song Is From The Caribbean?

The song in question? The Spanglish international Christmas classic “Feliz Navidad” by José Feliciano. Released in 1970, it was something like the “Despacito” of its day, only with some English (and no expiration date on its welcome) of course. Caribbean origin of the song? José Feliciano hails from the Caribbean island ofRead More »