Randy Leroy Cordelia was born and raised in Curaçao. He started his career as a singer when he was 14 years old. Throughout the years he scored various number 1 hit songs on the local radios and became a well known singer.
Randy performed in several local bands. The main type of music these bands play is called the “Ritmo Combina”. This is a combination of Latin and African inspired rhythms, which is very much liked by the population of Curaçao. But there is also a lot of influence of Merengue, Salsa, Pop music, Zouk and R&B from around the world.
When he was 20 years old he left the island and went to Holland to finalize his studies. In Holland he joined a bigger band that’s very popular among the Antillean population in Holland and also big on the islands Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire. Here is where Randy became more and more popular.
Some of his few well-known hits are: Mi Dushi (My love), Mamacita and Un solo baile (Just one dance). When he started combining R&B with “Ritmo Combina” he scored hits such as: Or’e lus a paga (When the lights went out) and Kroel, hasi dushi (Lets cuddle).
He build up a lot of stage experience throughout the years by performing with this popular band on the same stage with big artists such as Oscar de Leon, Kassav, Aventura and El Canario. And also by giving big concerts on Curacao, Bonaire and Aruba and performing at big festivals in Holland and Belgium such as: Latin village, Pleasure Paas party, “Hoogstraten Antilliaanse feesten”, Polé Polé and a closing act on the main stage at the summer carnival parade in Rotterdam.
Because of his assets Randy also enjoys the popularity that comes with being the face of a Mobile service called Chippie. This is the mobile service of the biggest telecom company of Curacao, UTS.
Although he wasn’t a solo artist yet, he still was asked to perform as one on many occasions and big shows. After experiencing the public’s reaction while performing as a solo artist on many occasions, he knew it was time to start a solo career.
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