Syria T Berry has been a prominent fixture in Bay Area clubs for over 40 years. In addition to his solo work, he was the founder and lead singer for Sweettooth. He has been the lead singer for the Fabulous PhDs for close to 30 years. Syria is also a member of the Recording Academy and is an ASCAP songwriter. He has sung with the Contra Costa Light Opera Association and performed at the Gospel Academy Awards at the Paramount Theater. He has opened for the Coasters, Billy Preston, Barbara Lewis and the Drifters.