The sudden death of rapper Costa Titch, whose real name was Constantinos Tsobanoglou, has shocked and saddened the music community, his fans, and his friends.
During his performance at the Ultra South Africa festival, held at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg on Saturday night, Costa Titch collapsed on stage. His family confirmed his death on Sunday through a statement released on his social media platforms. The family expressed their pain and gratitude to the emergency responders and all those who were present in his last hours on earth.
Senegalese-American musician, Akon, expressed his heartbreak on Instagram, hailing Costa Titch as a “brilliant superstar” who was set to achieve international success. Costa Titch had recently announced his partnership with Akon’s record label, Konvict Kulture, and was excited to push the boundaries of the music industry on an international scale.
The details of the memorial service and funeral are yet to be announced, and the music community mourns the loss of a talented artist.