The Nigerian entertainment industry has been thrown into mourning over the death of Lagos On-Air Personality, Onome Oyaide, popularly known as Big Tyme.
Naija News gathered that Onome Oyaide passed away in the early hours of Sunday, 1st May 2022, over an unknown ailment.
A source close to the deceased said, “I’m still shocked over Onome’s [email protected] He was okay yesterday as he was even active on social media. It’s heartbreaking to hear of his demise.”
Meanwhile, Industry colleagues and friends have taken to social media to express their sadness and reminisce on how Onome played an essential role in the industry.
@dareynow wrote: An absolute influence on what we now have as today’s Nigerian Hip Hop and Pop culture. A true gooner, music head, professional broadcaster with a solid voice and an all round good guy. Happy ascension brother Onome Oyaide aka Big Tyme this hurts Love and light
@OfficialSuo wrote: One minute he was tweeting just fine, larger than life & next he’s gone. RIP
@937RhythmFm’s Big Tyme @OnomeOyaide Cool cat, shayo man with a big heart. Modern Entertainment Radio for Naija no fit easily forget the joy you bring man….This is just crazy, rest well Onome.
@n6oflife6 wrote: Death is so Unfair. Rest in Paradise @OnomeOyaide One of the Greatest OAPs ever liveth. You will be sorely missed my bro. Like Rhythm FM I am so BigTyme. We will love you Long Time. This one Hurt badly.