Rapper Costa Titch, 28, passed away this weekend after falling on Saturday at a music festival in Johannesburg, according to a statement posted on Instagram by his family.
“Tragically, death has come knocking at our door. stealing our grandson, beloved son, and brother from us. The family posted a message on the rapper’s Instagram page about Constantinos Tsobanoglou (28), better known by his stage moniker “Costa Titch,” who South Africans have grown to adore and idolise.
No immediate cause of death was given.
According to Cape Town Etc, Costa Titch was giving a performance at the Nasrec Exhibition Centre when he collapsed on stage.
“We are forced to acknowledge his loss at this time with great sadness. The family stated, “We are grateful for the emergency personnel and everyone who was there during his final hours on earth.
A person sprinted to assist the rapper, who momentarily regained his balance before falling again.
The Tsobanoglou family would like to express their gratitude for all of their son’s love and support, and ask that you keep lifting him even in spirit. The family concluded, “Please remember us in your prayers and lift us up in the Lord.
In a tweet shortly after Costa Titch’s death was reported, the Ultra Music Festival South Africa’s organisers said: “We are grieved by the abrupt loss of the beloved South African artist Costa Titch, who unfortunately passed away this weekend. The South African amapiano movement was energised by Costa, a gifted rapper, dancer, songwriter, collaborator, and festival friend.
The rapper began his career as a backup dancer before deciding to pursue rap music. He was born in Nelspruit, South Africa. Costa Titch is best recognised for fusing trap beats with traditional South African culture.
The rapper’s record “Big Flexa,” which became a TikTok hit in 2021, was his most well-known song.
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