Stridd is the stage name of rapper, producer, and composer Andrew Stridiron from Philadelphia, PA. Stridd was raised to be family oriented, respectful, and appreciative. He was raised by two God loving parents who also encouraged him in his faith and journey with God.
In his Junior year of high school he got introduced into a music program that caused him to really like producing music. He had a lot of good influences from other rap artists who encouraged people through their lyrics, and rapped about God. These influences encouraged him to do the same, as he began recording and producing music with a computer microphone and computer. After high school, Stridd moved to Washington D.C. for college and enrolled in an Audio Program. Not only did he have a passion for creating music, but he also enjoyed learning about other ways to record and engineer audio for other media outlets such as films, broadcast radio, and television.
Within five years, Stridd has continuously produced and mixed music of his own and other talented artist. In his own words he says “I want to collaborate and give other talented artist the chance to use their music as a tool to reach out to people”. He has created albums but nothing on a high quality level until he completed his latest and first professional album Thrive. Thrive was release in mid 2016, and has started getting public attention with its expressive lyrics and melodious production. He is also currently hosting a radio show named Irregular Raps which is reaching out through the music of other artists.