Metro FM legend Eddie Zondi has died.

Johannesburg - Metro FM’s legendary disc jockey Eddie Zondi has died.

According to reports, Zondi apparently had a heart attack at his home in Johannesburg. He was rushed to hospital where he passed away.

Metro FM manager Martin Vilakazi confirmed the news.

Zondi hosted the hugely popular The Romantic Repertoire on Sundays from 3pm to 6pm.

He has also released four compilation CDs titled Zondi’s Romantic Ballads.

As news of his death broke, people took to Twitter to pay tribute.

@SITHOLEEXPRESS tweeted: I can't remember radio before Bra #EddieZondi. We will miss you! RIP.

Another tweet by @NangaX said: OMG We grew up listening to #EddieZondi on Sundays and took it for granted that his voice will always be there. RIP Eddie Zondi. So sad.