Sean Donaldson also known as Xean Don is a singer-songwriter, producer, and audio engineer. Xean Don was born July 1st 1984 in a small village called Airy Castle, located in
St. Thomas, Jamaica. At the age of 7 Xean began singing on his own, his mother noticed his talent and encouraged him to join the church’s kids’ choir called The Sunshine Band.
At age 10, Xean acquired a keyboard and taught himself how to play, this sparked his interest in writing, composing music and later on taught himself the drums. Xean’s musical background was influenced in a major way through his church and he attributes much of his musical talent to these experiences.
At age 17, Xean Don moved to Orlando, Florida with his father, where a friend of his father noticed the talent in young Xean and introduced him to his own son
‘Maximus’, it was then that the Yello Spida began to take shape. Shortly afterwards the two young men were later introduced to a local band and began singing and performing at various events alongside them.
The group Yello Spida was formed in 2007 and started working different gigs in the Orlando area. Xean Don did all the producing for the group and other local artists in the Orlando area and also Jamaica.
In 2010 Xean Don enrolled in Full Sail University full time working on his Bachelors Degree in Recording Arts. Xean then linked up with Madd Spider Productions and through them such tracks as “SoundBwoy Murder” on the Not Tonight Riddim and “Gal You A Lead” on the Hot Water Riddim were born. To date Xean Don has appeared on many Dancehall Riddims such as Not Tonight Riddim, Hot Water Riddim, Mixed Flava Riddim, Mi Like It Riddim, Push Come To Shove Reloaded, Chun Li Riddim, First Take Riddim, Coconut Water Riddim, Mix liquor Riddim, Beach Vybz Riddim, G.S.U.M Riddim, Grass Root Riddim, Winter Bubble Riddim, Pirates Riddim, working with Producers such as Madd Spider Productions, HypeYawdz Records, Pure Music Productions, Breadback Productions, King Dreamz Entertainment & Kheilstone Music just to name a few.
Xean Don has also produced a number of hits for himself such as Jah Warriors, One and the most recent Judge Not. In April Of 2013 he also released a mixtape called Planet of the Spidas, which can be found on DatPiff.com
Xean is currently working on getting his live band ready for upcoming performances and also collaborating on projects with producers and musicians worldwide.
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