MCOTD: Dr Sid the Great Rapper

MCOTD: Dr Sid the Great Rapper

MCOTD: Dr Sid the Great Rapper

Sidney Onoriode Esiri popularly called Dr. SID is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and dentist.who is a descent of Delta state but born and raised in Lagos. His mother is a successful fashion designer and his father the legendary actor Justus Esiri.

A descent of Delta state, born and raised in Lagos to his mother a successful fashion designer and father the legendary actor, Late Justus Esiri.

However his life took a different course after graduating from the Nigerian Airforce Secondary school Ikeja, Dr. 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 competition, and concerts winning numerous awards.

Many people first heard of Dr. Sid when he joined the rap collective Da Trybe spearheaded by ELDee the Don, Dr. Sid got a bit buzz of Da Trybe, but he really hit the spotlight when he joined the Mo’ Hits crew in 2006. With the huge success of the label, Dr. Sid dropped his debut album Turning Point in 2010 which had the hit singles “Over The Moon” featuring K-Switch, andPop Something” featuring D’banj.

dr-sid-3During the Mo’ Hits split he moved with Don Jazzy, and signed to his Mavin Records, In 2013 he would drop his second album ‘Siduction’ which had the monster hit single “Surulere”

He is happily married  to Simi Osomo and in May 2015, he welcomed a beautiful baby girl.

Lola Akinkunmi
Lola is a graduate of English Language with an interest in managing people and events. A budding fashionista and an enterpreneur, follow her on Twitter @akinkunmi and on Instagram @Itz_diamondlola.

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