Aidonia (born Sheldon Lawrence, 6 April 1981) is a Jamaican reggae artist from Kingston Jamaica. He became active in early 2004, and has released albums on the record labels, VP Records and Jag One Productions.
Aidonia has also released in the mixtape "Bolt Action", in collaboration with Federation Sound, Equiknoxx Music/Gerusalem Music and Business Class. The mixtape utilizes classic hip-hop instrumentals with Aidonia's lyrical melodies overlaying and features artistes Chino, Lil Joe, and fellow JOP label-mate, Govana (formerly Deablo)
Born Sheldon Aitana Ricardo Lawrence in Kingston, Jamaica, Aidonia is the second of four children for his mother who was a teacher, and his father an ex-soldier. He took his stage name from the first two letters in his middle name 'Aitana', and 'Donia', a name which he earned while playing football.
Aidonia attended Mona Heights Primary, then Meadowbrook High . After watching a tape of Sting 1993 with the clash between Beenie Man, and his icon Bounty Killer, Aidonia decided to become a deejay.
He began re-enacting the clash for classmates and friends, writing his own lyrics and formed the JAG1 (Jah A Guide)(JOP) crew with friends.