South African Rapper Costa Titch Dies on Stage at Ultra Music Festival

 South African rapper and dancer Costa Titch, born Constantinos Tsobanoglou, passed away on March 12, 2023, at the age of 28, while performing on stage at the Ultra Music Festival. The news of his sudden death has sent shockwaves throughout the South African music industry, which is still reeling from the recent loss of rapper.

Costa Titch had gained a huge following for his catchy hits, including "Nkalakatha" and "Activate," and was known for his energetic performances that often involved dancing. He was born in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, in 1995, and had collaborated with other musicians, including AKA, on the song "Super Soft."


The news of Costa Titch's death was confirmed by entertainment commentator Phil Mphela on Twitter. Industry colleagues, including Junior Da Rocka and Julius Malema, expressed their condolences on social media.


In a statement released by his family, they expressed their grief and asked for time and space to come to terms with the sudden loss. "Death has tragically knocked at our door. Robbing us of our beloved son, brother and grandson, Constantinos Tsobanoglou (28), who South Africa had come to love and idolize under his stage name “Costa Titch". As a family, we are faced with a difficult time as we try to make sense of what has befallen us and ask that we be afforded the time and space to gather ourselves."


The South African music industry has lost one of its brightest stars, and fans have taken to social media to express their sadness and pay tribute to the talented rapper and dancer. Costa Titch's energy and infectious beats will be missed by all who knew him, and his legacy will continue to live on through his music.


As the country mourns the loss of yet another young musician, it is a reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing every moment. Costa Titch's passing is a tragedy, and our hearts go out to his family, friends, and fans during this difficult time. Rest in peace, Costa Titch, your music will never be forgotten.