Aidonia (born Sheldon Lawrence, 6 April 1981, Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican musician and head of the musical partnership "J.O.P." Which has a contract under The Alliance (dancehall). 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, Deablo
Born Sheldon Aitana Ricardo Lawrence on 6 April 1981, Aidonia is the second of four children for his mother who was a teacher, and his father an ex-soldier. He used to play with his cousin Sean. 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 until he was expelled (for keeping 'bad company') while in fifth Form. After watching a tape of Sting 1993 with the clash between Beenie Man, and his icon Bounty Killer, Aidonia decided to become a deejay.