Don Omar

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Don Omar
Background information
Birth name William Omar Landrón Rivera
Also known as El Rey
Born February 10, 1978 (1978-02-10) (age 36)
Origin Puerto Rico
Genres Reggaeton, latin pop, latin hip hop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, composer, CEO, actor
Years active 1999–present
Labels Orfanato Music Group (His Label)
VI Music
Universal Music Latino
Machete Music
Website Don Omar

Don Omar (born William Omar Landrón Rivera; February 10, 1978 in Puerto Rico [1]), is a reggaeton singer. He is believed to be one of the best reggaeton artists in Puerto Rico and all of Latin America by many music critics and fans alike. Omar is best known for his songs "Dile" and "Dale Don Dale" from his first album The Last Don and "Reggaeton Latino". His songs are mostly about life and love; some examples of these would be "La Recompenza" (The Reward) and "Aunque te Fuiste" (Even Though You Left Me).

He started his career after many obstacles when Héctor Delgado (from the duo Héctor & Tito) gave him an opportunity to be a backup singer for them. After that, he sang in a live concert with Héctor & Tito in 2003, which was released later as a CD and DVD, which included the songs that became instant hits, Baila Morena and Amor de Colegio (School Love). He is currently signed to VI Music through Universal Music Latino.

Discography[change | edit source]

  • 2003 The Last Don
  • 2004 The Last Don LIVE
  • 2004 The Last Don LIVE (DVD)
  • 2005 Los Bandoleros (A various-artist CD produced by Don Omar and released by his own record label, All-Star Records)

Filmography[change | edit source]

Year Title Role
2009 Los Bandoleros Omar Santos
2009 Fast & Furious[2][3] Omar Santos
2011 Fast Five Omar Santos
2013 Fast Six Omar Santos

References[change | edit source]

  1. Don Omar at AOL Music. Music.aol.com. Retrieved on 2012-01-29.
  2. Brunton, Richard. (2006-05-26) Don Omar in new Fast and the Furious film. Filmstalker.co.uk. Retrieved on 2012-01-29.
  3. Don Omar starring alongside Vin Diesel

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