Mighty Sparrow Shows Why He Is The King!

In this archive footage, Skempi brings you the man known as the “Calypso King of the World”, one of the best-known and most successful calypsonians, Mighty Sparrow. He has won Trinidad’s Carnival Road March competition eight times, Calypso King/Monarch eight times, and has twice won the Calypso King of Kings title. Here you see footage ofRead More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Jandino Will Make You Party As Hard As You Laugh!

This Saturday August 26th the famous Curaçaoan comedian Jandino Asporaat will be giving his beloved island of Curaçao a night to remember in the form of his comedy special titled “KEIHARD”. Coming on the heels of his historic July 1st sellout performance at De Kuip – the soccer stadium consideredRead More »