Sid was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His parents moved to San Francisco when he was a one-year old. His musical skills were nurtured by his mother, Latha Sriram, a highly regarded Carnatic music teacher in the San Francisco, Bay Area. He simultaneously started picking up R&B. After his 12th grade, he joined the Berklee College of Music and graduated in Music Production and Engineering. Since his graduation, he has been regularly visiting India and giving Carnatic concerts, including as a part of the December Music season - Marghazhi Utsavam.He currently splits his time between Los Angeles and Chennai.