𝙒𝙝𝙤 𝙞𝙨 𝘾𝙤𝙨𝙩𝙖 𝙏𝙞𝙩𝙘𝙝??
Constantinos Tsobanoglou, better known by his rap alias Costa Titch, died Saturday after appearing to collapse while performing at the ultra South Africa Music festival in Johhannesburg. He was 28. His family mourned his passing in a statement on his instagram page,though they didn’t share his cause of death.
“He was a brilliant superstar and Hardworking man with a kind heart which endeared him to all around him,”𝘼𝙡𝙤𝙣𝙜 𝙬𝙧𝙤𝙩𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙏𝙞𝙩𝙘𝙝. “Death has tragically knocked at our door. Robbing us of our beloved son,brother and grandson, Constantinos Tsobanoglou, who South Africa had come to love and idolize under his stage name ‘𝘾𝙤𝙨𝙩𝙖 𝙏𝙞𝙩𝙘𝙝'”,the statement read.
In video of Titch Ultra South Africa set, which made the rounds on the Internet, he appears to fall over on the stage before being helped up by someone next to him . The rapper regains his footing for a few seconds only to fall again and collapse off the stage . “𝙒𝙚’𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙣𝙠𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙚𝙢𝙚𝙧𝙜𝙚𝙣𝙘𝙮 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙥𝙤𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙖𝙡𝙡 𝙩𝙝𝙤𝙨𝙚 𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙞𝙣 𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙡𝙖𝙨𝙩 𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙨 𝙤𝙣 𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙩𝙝, 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙪𝙚𝙙.” 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 festival issued a statement saying is was devastated by Titch’s Death :Costa was a galvanising voice amongst South Africa amapiano scene – a talented rapper, dancers, singer, songwriter, collaborator,and friend to the festival .
At the end of 2022, Titch’s track “Big Flexa” became the most viewed amapiano music video on YouTube and earlier this year he released a remix with Akon. 𝘼𝙠𝙤𝙣 𝙖𝙙𝙙𝙚𝙙, “𝙄 𝙬𝙖𝙨 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙘𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙝𝙚 𝙬𝙖𝙨 𝙜𝙤𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙤 𝙢𝙖𝙠𝙚 𝙖𝙣 𝙞𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙘𝙩 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙡𝙙”.