Eclectic. Intellectual. Urban. Independent.
Sid Sriram is an urban/indie singer-songwriter from the Bay Area. A graduate of the Berklee School of Music, he has also trained in classical Indian music from a young age, which has allowed him to seamlessly blend styles in his content. Sid's YouTube debut came two years ago. Since then his YouTube channel has racked up 5 Million Views, and 30,000 subscribers. His engaging approach to social media has independently grown his Facebook fan page to over 10000 likes and his Twitter to over 7500 followers.
His music has been making noise on the social networks, but is also getting serious recognition in the mainstream music industry. Sid's music has been featured in Billboard, MTV, Complex Magazine, 2DopeBoyz, The Smoking Section The Source, HypeTrak, Earmilk, and Fader. Sid has collaborated with the likes of the legendary A.R. Rahman, and Himanshu Suri (Heems) of Das Racist, while having his music promoted by hip-hop taste-makers such as Karen Civil and Vashtie Kola. Sid's music has a hallmark of genuineness, and conveys emotion with every note. Influenced by Kanye West, Radiohead, Coldplay, and Stevie Wonder, Sid skillfully brings together aspects of R&B, Hip Hop, Indie/Alternative rock, Indian and Electronic elements to create his original music. By making music that is simultaneously conscious of popular culture and emotions, Sid is able to draw in audiences across all demographics. The journey is just beginning.