Dr Sid

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Biography

Dr Sid

Born Sidney Onoriode Esiri on 1, May 1980, Dr Sid is a singer-songwriter and performer presently signed to Mavin Records. He graduated from the University of Ibadan with a degree in Dental surgery but chose to pursue his love for entertainment.

Dr Sid’s career began circa 1999 when he signed to the cutting edge label, Trybe Record. His contemporaries at the time were eLDee, Freestyle and Sasha P and he spent his first few years touring with the collective as a back-up dancer.

Post-graduation, Dr Sid combined dentistry and music before embracing music full time and signing with the defunct Mo’Hits. His first studio album Turning point was released in 2010 and spawned hit singles, Something about you and Over the moon amongst others. He remained with Don Jazzy after the split with D’Banj and was one of the founding members of Mavin records.

Discography

Albums

Siduction 2013

Turning Point 2010

Compilations

Solar Plexus 2012

Curriculum Vitae 2007

The Big picture 2004

Singles

Kabiyesi

Chocolate

Lady don dada

Love mine

Talented

Baby tornado

Oyari with Tiwa Savage

Baby tornado remix with Alexander Burke

Surulere with Don Jazzy

Over the moon with K-Switch

Something about you

Pop something

Oya with Da Trybe

Awards

2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Collaboration- Surulere with Don Jazzy

2011 Headies Best Pop single- Pop something

2011 Hip Hop World Revelation

Fun facts

Dr Sid is the second of four children. His father is the late great actor Justus Esiri.

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