The Nigerian entertainment industry has been thrown into a state of mourning, following the death of Rhythm FM’s On Air Personality (OAP), Onome Oyaide popularly known as Big Tyme.
Big Tyme died in the early hours of Sunday, 1st May 2022, and the cause of the ailment was undisclosed.
“I’m still shocked over Onome’s de@th. He was okay yesterday as he was even active on social media. It’s heartbreaking to hear of his demise,” a source closed to the deceased stated.
Several artistes and fans reacted in shock to his passing on among who are Dare Art Alade, IK Osakioduwa, DJinee amongst others.
See reactions below:
Good night Onome Oyaide. Rest with God. We love you. pic.twitter.com/lIPQyBmXca
— Ik Osakioduwa (@ik_osakioduwa) May 2, 2022
Bigtyme! He was one of the good ones. No one artiste can say anything bad about Onome Oyaide. Rest In Peace, bro. This hurts.
— DJINEE (@DJINEE) May 1, 2022
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 💔
— Darey (@dareynow) May 1, 2022
I'm Glad I did this when you were still alive boss.
It breaks my heart to hear you passed.
You lived well
Rest in peace Big Tyme. https://t.co/047nxcRIWw
— OSI. (@Osi_Suave) May 1, 2022
Radio such a big part of what we do. RIP Big Tyme! You were a voice for many 🕊🕯
— LADIPOE (@LadiPoe) May 3, 2022
Big Tyme has passed. We grieved for just a moment and now we're back to doing whatever we do.
Because life is for the living. It won't pause for you to grieve.
Live life well.
Rest in peace, Big.
— Temisan Okomi (@temiokomi) May 3, 2022
Rest in power Onome ‘BigTyme’ Oyaide. He was one of the realest On-air Personalities that supported Nigerian Hip-hop to the fullest! pic.twitter.com/CTLm0ae8jk
— AFRO RAP FACTS!! (@AfroRapFacts) May 1, 2022