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Born in Chad in 1978 to a diplomat father and a nurse mother, Dono grew up in China where he discovered a whole range of different music in contact with other children of diplomats. Back in Chad in 1995, he founded with friends the group H'sao, he will be the drummer and singer. 


In 2001, he was selected with his group to represent Chad at the Fracophonie games in Ottawa. They will win the 3rd prize and will settle in Montreal. A series of concerts followed across Canada. the US and Europe. Since then the group has not stopped touring. 

In 2008, the artist founded and managed the record company Production Ndjam Inc. 4 Albums were recorded under their own label, before producing 2 other artists, Elété and Vox Sambou. 


Dono also wears many hats, including making music videos: !

- 2015 Taryam, H’sao

- 2014 Azaba, Afrotronix

- 2012 Yang'ha yangha girls, IZra & Élété 

Today the author, composer, performer, is embarking on a completely different universe. DONO was already writing and composing songs for H'sao. For this new project, the artist makes a change of style, mixing Hip Hop music, Pop music and his Afro roots. 


- In 2014 Album Oria nominated at the ADISQ gala

- World Music Group of the Year in 2011 for SOBA (Sounds OF

blackness award)

- In 2010 Album Vol 235 nominated at the ADISQ gala

- In 2008 nominated for the SOBA award (Sounds OF blackness award)

- In 2004 Prix Etoile Galaxie from Radio Canada

- In 2001 Bronze Medal in the song category of the Francophonie Games 

DISCOGRAPHY / collective publications 

  • SAAR

  • ORIA / 2013 ( 3 songs written. composed )

  • VOL 235 / 2009 (6 songs written. composed)

  • H'SAO / 2003 (4 songs written. composed)

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Instagram - Cercle blanc
  • YouTube - Cercle blanc

Thanks to the CALQ for supporting MeYiin Dono's project!

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