Reggaeton singer Don Omar reveals he has cancer ahead of additional tour dates

Reggaeton star Don Omar revealed he has cancer Monday in an Instagram post with a photo of what appears to be him wearing a hospital bracelet.

Omar, who is from Puerto Rico, captioned the post in Spanish, saying that “tomorrow” he will be cancer-free. There were no additional details about his diagnosis or treatment.

“Good intentions are well received,” he wrote, according to the translation. “See you all soon.”

The message was posted only hours after Omar posted a video of him auditioning dancers for the second leg of his Back to Reggaeton tour. New shows resume in August, starting with a stop in Oakland, California.

Omar, whose real name is William Omar Landrón Rivera, rose to popularity in the early 2000s. He has released eight studio albums since 2003 and has won two Latin Grammy awards out of 13 nominations. He also spent many years famously feuding with fellow singer Daddy Yankee, despite having collaborated and toured together early in their careers. The two men posted that they buried the hatchet in separate Instagram posts in December, according to Billboard.

“I wish you the best for you and your family,” Omar wrote. “Thank you for your competitiveness and admirable discipline but even more thank you for what you did for our music.”

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