, also known as El Rey (born William Omar Landrón Rivera; February 10, 1978,is a Puerto Rican Reggaetón singer and actor.
Santurce, a barrio of San Juan, Puerto Rico, specifically in the Villa Palmeras area. From an early age, he showed interest in the music of Vico C and Brewley MC, but never actually followed it. During his youth, he became an active member of a Protestant church, Iglesia Evangélica Restauración en Cristo, in Bayamón where he occasionally offered sermons. However, after four years, he left the church to dedicate himself to singing.
Several months later, he had his first public presentation in a night club, accompanied by disc jockey Eliel Lind Osorio. Afterwards he appeared regularly on compilation albums from popular DJ's and producers like Luny Tunes, Noriega, and DJ Eric. He also started working as a backup singer for the duo Héctor & Tito. One of the members, Héctor Delgado, helped him produce his first solo album.
Jackie Guerrido on April 18, 2008.Divorce rumors surrounded the couple two years into the marriage and were compounded by comments Landrón made via Twitter.In March 2011, it was revealed they had divorced. Landrón is banned from Univision, after Univision got involved with his marriage, he is no longer allowed to attend any award shows from Univision. Omar is also the owner of Orfanato Music Group.
Puerto Rico.He was subsequently charged with drug possession, after being allegedly found by policemen Arnaldo Hernández and Neftalí Molina consuming cannabis in a white Hummer. On June 30, 2008, Landrón attended the first court hearing in the drug case against him, accompanied by Guerrido, his brother Luis Landrón and his mother, Toñita Rivera. The charges were reviewed by the judge and several people were interviewed as potential members of the jury.
The jury was selected on July 8, 2008. Two days later, Judge Angel Ramírez Ramírez of the Tribunal de Carolina denied a prosecutor's request to extract a DNA sample from a marijuana cigarette, noting that if a previous test done in June brings back negative results the charges against Landrón may be dropped.The hearings had to be postponed on July 10, 2008, because one of the prosecution's witnesses was unable to attend due to pregnancy. The DNA tests were "inconclusive".On July 22, 2008, the charges against Landrón were dropped by the prosecution, after several inconsistencies appeared in the witness accounts.