Sydney Bennett was born on April 23, 1992, in California. Her family encouraged her to explore her musical talents at a very early age, and at 14, she constructed a music studio in her house. While in her studio, she explored audio engineering and music production. Nowadays, she sings, writes, produces, DJs, and mixes audio. Originally, she performed under the name “Syd Tha Kyd,” which was made up by her brother, but as she grew older she dropped “Tha Kyd” and begin performing under the name “Syd.”
In the late 2000s, Syd along with her brother Travis “Taco” joined the group Odd Future, whose most notable member is Tyler the Creator, and the group’s early songs were recorded in Syd’s home. She remained an active member of the group until early 2016.
In 2011, Syd, along with former Odd Future member Matt Martians formed the band The Internet. Syd is the lead singer, and the band’s current members are Syd, Matt Martians, Patrick Paige, Christopher Smith, and Steve Lacy. Since 2011, they have released three EPs and three albums.
Syd released her first solo studio album Fin on February 3, 2017, through Columbia Records and the songs “Body”, “Treading Water”, and “All About Me” charted on Billboard.com’s Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists.
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