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Today’s Man Crush Monday is Mavin Records singer Dr. Sid.

Dr. Sid whose real name is Sidney Esiri is the son of the late great Nigerian actor Justus Esiri.

Many people first heard of Dr. Sid when he joined the rap collective Da Trybe spearheaded by eLDee the Don. Before then he was a choreographer who was studying dentistry at the University of Ibadan.

Dr. Sid with his daughter play

Dr. Sid with his daughter

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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, and ‘Pop Something’ featuring D’banj.

Dr Sid was recently honoured at the University of Ibadan play

Dr Sid was recently honoured at the University of Ibadan



During the Mo’ Hits split he moved with Don Jazzy, and signed to his Mavin imprint. In 2013 he would drop his second album ‘Siduction’ which had the monster hit single ‘Surulere’.

Dr Sid play

Dr Sid

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In 2014 he married Simi Osomo. In May 2015, he welcomed a baby girl named after him Sidney Esiri.

Dr. Sid is currently working on his third album. His latest single is called ‘Kabiyesi’.

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