Biography Of Dr Sid

Biography Intro: Dr SID is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and dentist. He is an Urhobo from Delta state but raised in Lagos.

NAME: Sidney Onoriode Esiri

DATE OF BIRTH:1 May 1980

PLACE OF BIRTH: Ikeja, Lagos state

OCCUPATION:Singer & Songwriter

EDUCATION: However his life took a different course graduating from the Nigerian Air force Secondary school ikeja, SID went on to the University of Ibadan (UI) to study Dental Surgery, During his school years his flair for entertainment could not be hidden as he took part in school plays, dance competitions and concerts winning numerous awards along the way.

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Dr SID signed on to a fresh new record label Trybe Records (who released the Nigerian hip hop group Trybesmen) as a choreographer. He would spend the next three years touring as a backup dancer for the Trybesmen.(citation needed)

Dr SID got his chance in front of the mic, when he was made a member of Da Trybe, and given a spot on the song that caused a revolution in Nigerian Hip-hop, “OYA” in 2002 alongside Sasha, 2-Shotz, Timi, DEL, and the Trybesmen (Eldee, Kb and Freestyle). Over the next year SID recorded his Debut Single “Don’t Stop” and had the number 1 video on the MBI top ten for 8 weeks, His music career had to be put on hold as he had to take a year out to finish up his university degree.(citation needed)

Dr SID became a qualified Dentist. He moved to the UK working with the likes of JJC & the 419 squad, Felix Duke, KAS, R70 and D’Banj. Returning to Nigeria he spent the Next year working at Lagos University Teaching Hospital and then went on to serve his country at Yola in Adamawa state. He also worked at various dental clinics combining dentistry and music.

PUBLICATIONS: Lady Don Dada,Love Mine,Talented,Baby Tornado

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2008 Soundcity Music Video Awards: Fresh Video (Mo Hits allstars)
2009 Nigerian Music Video Awards: Best Afro Hip hop video (Mo’ Hits Allstars)
2011 Hiphop World Awards: Hiphop World Revelation of the year
2011 Hiphop World Awards: Best Pop Single
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Collaboration


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