Category Archives: Music

578. Dynamic Skèmpi Duo: Gino Jacobs and Boudino de Jong

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb The founders of Skèmpi, Gino Jacobs (27) and Boudino de Jong (26), are kindred in their passion for entrepreneurship, technology, music

578. Dynamic Skèmpi Duo: Gino Jacobs and Boudino de Jong

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb The founders of Skèmpi, Gino Jacobs (27) and Boudino de Jong (26), are kindred in their passion for entrepreneurship, technology, music

581. Tony Montana Music’s ‘Bala’ Breaks Curaçao’s YouTube Record @ 3M Views!

Move over JLo and Iggy Azalea… Tony Montana Music was founded in 2011 by Menasa, a producer from Curaçao. The band blends electronic, urban and latin tunes and creates a completely unique sound. The members of Tony Montana Music are

581. Tony Montana Music’s ‘Bala’ Breaks Curaçao’s YouTube Record @ 3M Views!

Move over JLo and Iggy Azalea… Tony Montana Music was founded in 2011 by Menasa, a producer from Curaçao. The band blends electronic, urban and latin tunes and creates a completely unique sound. The members of Tony Montana Music are

589. Percussionist Roël Calister’s Ingenious Straddle of Europe and the Caribbean

Roël Calister was raised on a steady diet of percussion. Cardboard boxes, Nido powdered milk cans, buckets of plastic… no household object was spared. His father would saw sticks out of old brooms and he would spend hours pounding away

589. Percussionist Roël Calister’s Ingenious Straddle of Europe and the Caribbean

Roël Calister was raised on a steady diet of percussion. Cardboard boxes, Nido powdered milk cans, buckets of plastic… no household object was spared. His father would saw sticks out of old brooms and he would spend hours pounding away

592. 10 Lessons from Walid Samandar, the Visionary Behind ‘Amnesia Curaçao’

Walid Samander (25) had an entrepreneurial spirit before he understood the meaning of the word. He recalls falling in love with paintball when he was 12, but his parents refused to fund his hobby. So he had to invent ways to

592. 10 Lessons from Walid Samandar, the Visionary Behind ‘Amnesia Curaçao’

Walid Samander (25) had an entrepreneurial spirit before he understood the meaning of the word. He recalls falling in love with paintball when he was 12, but his parents refused to fund his hobby. So he had to invent ways to

597. Maarten Schakel: Curaçao’s King of the Street 2014

Born and raised in the Netherlands, a 21 year old Maarten Schakel was drawn by sun, sand and sea and decided to take a job at Dutch radio station (Dolfijn FM). Fast-forward 9 years, ‘Maarten Schakel’ is a Curaçao household name.

597. Maarten Schakel: Curaçao’s King of the Street 2014

Born and raised in the Netherlands, a 21 year old Maarten Schakel was drawn by sun, sand and sea and decided to take a job at Dutch radio station (Dolfijn FM). Fast-forward 9 years, ‘Maarten Schakel’ is a Curaçao household name.

603. Curaçao’s ‘Forbidden’ New Year’s Tradition

Prolific Dutch writer Jan Brokken once described this forbidden new year’s tradition in all its culturally sensitive glory: “though man and woman don’t touch each other during tambú dance, they move more provocatively than a Dutch couple making love.” This form of recreation and

603. Curaçao’s ‘Forbidden’ New Year’s Tradition

Prolific Dutch writer Jan Brokken once described this forbidden new year’s tradition in all its culturally sensitive glory: “though man and woman don’t touch each other during tambú dance, they move more provocatively than a Dutch couple making love.” This form of recreation and

609. Tradition with a Twist: Kuenta i Tambú

Broadwayworld.com writes: “Tradition is a tricky beast. There are those who would leave it as a dusty, living museum exhibit. Then there are others who see further, into the possibility of tradition, a line that runs through history all the way to

609. Tradition with a Twist: Kuenta i Tambú

Broadwayworld.com writes: “Tradition is a tricky beast. There are those who would leave it as a dusty, living museum exhibit. Then there are others who see further, into the possibility of tradition, a line that runs through history all the way to