South Africa rapper Costa Titch has reportedly died after he collapsed on stage during his performance on Saturday 11th March, 2023 at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg.
It is believed the 27-year-old South African rapper suffered a seizure that was possibly triggered by the flashing lights at the Ultra Music Festival, reported IOL.
The official cause of death has not been confirmed but the rapper allegedly had epilepsy, a brain disorder that causes recurring seizures. According to ZAlebs Costa’s friend Junior De Rocka announced his death on his Instagram page last night.
The rapper was legally named Costa Tsobanoglou and hailed from Mbombela in Mpumalanga. Recently he featured US musician Akon and they released a remix to his hit single Big Flexa.
Tributes pour in for Costa Titch on social media A few South Africans learned of his death last night but most are waking up to the terrible news.
Many took to social media to post beautiful messages in remembrance of the late rapper. Some expressed their shock about SA artists dying in succession.
Below is his family statement
Statement from Costa Tictch’s Family…😪😪
— Thepressradio.com (@thepressradio) March 12, 2023
The statement from Costa Titch’s family. #RIPCostaTitch #CostaTitch pic.twitter.com/W6ivkSH5Ll
— Man’s NOT Barry Roux (@AdvoBarryRoux) March 12, 2023
Read Twitter posts about Costa Titch’s death below:
Legends are leaving us😭RIP Costa Titch💔 pic.twitter.com/fSBVvcIbwT
— Rumani® (@RealMrumaDrive) March 11, 2023
What have we done? To who? Whatever is happening in South Africa right now it’s not it. Costa Titch died after he had seizure & collapsed on stage at Ultra. Costa entered entertainment industry as a dancer, but over time he transformed & became a rapper #CostaTitch #RIPCostaTitch pic.twitter.com/0Mc58nlAuJ
— Man’s NOT Barry Roux (@AdvoBarryRoux) March 11, 2023
Source: Showbizafrica.net |Ogyam| 2023