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.
Turning Point 2010
Solar Plexus 2012
Curriculum Vitae 2007
The Big picture 2004
Lady don dada
Oyari with Tiwa Savage
Baby tornado remix with Alexander Burke
Surulere with Don Jazzy
Over the moon with K-Switch
Something about you
Oya with Da Trybe
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Collaboration- Surulere with Don Jazzy
2011 Headies Best Pop single- Pop something
2011 Hip Hop World Revelation
Dr Sid is the second of four children. His father is the late great actor Justus Esiri.