Signed to Berlin based gansta-rap label 'Aggro Berlin'.
In October 2005 the Bundesprüfstelle für jugendgefährdende Medien (Review office for youth-endangering media) placed his album 'Maske' on their index (resulting in sales and advertisement restrictions).
Sido means 'Super Intelligentes Drogenopfer', 'super intelligent drug victim'.
Ranked #3 in a survey by German network ProSieben searching the "100 most annoying Germans in 2006" (27 December 2006).
Although he describes the street life in the poor neighborhoods of Berlin including drug trade, crime, rape etc. by using aggressive and sexist lyrics, some critics believe his identity is a stage creation.
Girlfriend is Doreen Steinert.
Has a son (born 2000).
Is half German, half Indian.
He was engaged to his son's mother, but they broke up when he learned that she was pregnant. He was only 19 years old when she gave birth to their son and he didn't know how to handle it. At the moment his latest song 'Ein Teil von mir'('A part of me') ranked #1 in German charts. It's a song which is dedicated to his son and he apologizes for not having been there for him.
Suffers from psoriasis.
Attended the Bettina-von-Arnim-Oberschule in Berlin.
Has a younger sister.
Released his autobiography 'Ich will mein Lied zurück' [November 2006]
Released album 'Maske' [April 2004]
Released album 'Ich' [December 2006]