|Birth name||Omar David Hernández Colón|
|Born||January 21, 1994|
Lares, Puerto Rico
|Genres||Reggaeton, Urban pop, Trap|
|Labels||On Fire Music|
Omar David Hernández Colón, known as Darkiel, is a Puerto Rican reggaeton artist and actor, born in Lares. He is better known for his role in the Netflix biographical series of Nicky Jam called Nicky Jam: El Ganador.
He has issued over two dozen video singles. They include "Ella Me Oculta," "Aqui Estas Tu" (and a remix), "Si Me Apagan el Sol," "Montate y Zumba," and a lyric video of the J Alvarez remix of "De una Forma Diferente" that gained over 300,000 views within four days of posting it in August 2016. Darkiel's videos have amassed over 40 million views on YouTube.
He has also said that he doesn't want to be part of the Latin trap, saying in Spanish:
He has also said in Spanish:
I like trap’s music, I like it’s rhythm. But it’s not a line I want to focus on.
- "Darkiel, que hace de Nicky Jam en "El Ganador", rapea en vivo y así suena su verdadera voz". CiberCuba. 10 January 2019.
- "Farruko anuncia colaboración con Darkiel, el actor que hace de Nicky Jam en El Ganador". CiberCuba. 8 January 2019.
- "Darkiel: enfocado en el amor". Primera Hora. 25 April 2017.
- "Darkiel - Biography & History". AllMusic.
- Nolan, Emma (30 November 2018). "Nicky Jam El Ganador Netflix release date, cast, trailer, plot". Express.co.uk.
- "Llegó el reguetón 'limpio' gracias a Darkiel". El Comercio.
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