Onome Oyaide, popularly known as Big Tyme, was a renowned Nigerian radio presenter and On-Air Personality (OAP) who captivated audiences with his shows on Rhythm FM. Hailing from the South Western region of Nigeria and belonging to the Yoruba tribe, he left an indelible mark on the Nigerian hip hop, pop culture, and music industry at large. Although not much is known about his early life, his impact as a radio presenter remains unforgettable.
Early Life and Education:
Born and raised in the South Western part of Nigeria, Onome Oyaide grew up in a close-knit family, surrounded by his parents and siblings. While details about his educational background remain undisclosed, it is evident that he possessed the knowledge and talent to excel in his chosen career path.
Big Tyme, as he was affectionately called, became a household name through his influential radio shows on Rhythm FM. Renowned for his captivating style and ability to connect with listeners, he established himself as one of the most influential radio presenters in Nigeria. His contribution to the Nigerian music industry and his impact on the hip hop and pop culture scenes were significant, making him an influential figure among fans and artists alike
Personal Life and Legacy:
Unfortunately, little is known about Onome Oyaide’s personal life, including his marital status. However, his dedication to his profession and his ability to entertain and engage listeners will always be remembered.
Tragically, Onome Oyaide passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2022, coinciding with International Workers’ Day. The cause of his untimely demise has not been disclosed, leaving fans and colleagues mourning the loss of this iconic radio presenter.
Onome Oyaide, widely known as Big Tyme, will forever be remembered as a talented Nigerian radio presenter who made an indelible impact on the Nigerian music industry and popular culture. His influential presence on Rhythm FM and his ability to connect with listeners set him apart, making him one of the most beloved personalities in the industry. Though he may no longer be with us, his legacy lives on through the memories he created and the joy he brought to his listeners. Onome Oyaide will be greatly missed, but his contributions to Nigerian radio will continue to inspire generations to come.