Dr Sid Explains Why he Leaves Music For Film
Nigerian singer Dr Sid, also known as Sidney Onoriode Esiri, recently opened up about his shift from music to film production in a BTS podcast interview.
He shared that his music career had seen great success, with awards, global tours, and hit songs under his belt.
However, his last music project didn’t meet his expectations, which prompted him to explore filmmaking. Dr Sid explained that he had accomplished his musical dreams and wanted to try something new in his career.
He emphasized his passion for gaming and revealed that he had started a company in Nigeria to contribute to the country’s gaming industry.
“I had lived my dream in music, won awards, toured the world, and had hit records. But my last project didn’t get the response I expected,” Dr Sid said. “I’ve always wanted to make films, so it felt like the next step.
While doing that, I also discovered the potential of the gaming industry, which is a $3 billion industry, surpassing music and film combined. So, I decided to invest in building the Nigerian gaming ecosystem.”
Dr Sid, who was previously part of the Mo’Hits records, had previously spoken about his efforts to keep the record label intact before its rebranding to Mavin records.
The new Mavin records now includes emerging talents like Crayon, Johnny Drille, Ayra Starr, Magixx, and others.
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