In a shocking turn of events, popular South African artiste Costa Tsobanoglou, professionally known as Costa Titch, passed away during his performance at the Ultra Music Festival held in Johannesburg on Saturday. The ‘Big Flexa’ rapper reportedly fell down during the performance, but continued singing after he was picked up by his bodyguard. However, he slumped a second time and had to be carried off stage.
South African media personality, Phil Mphela, confirmed the news via Twitter late night on Saturday. Mphela wrote in his tweet, “RIP: Costa Titch. Nelspruit-born artist and dancer, real name Costa Tsobanoglou, has passed away. He was 27.”
Titch was a rising star in the South African music industry and was popular for his contribution to the Amapiano genre. He had several hits such as ‘Big Flexa’, ‘Nkalakatha’ and ‘Activate’. The artiste had recently signed a deal with Akon’s record label, Konvict Kulture, which added to his growing popularity and success.
The Life and Career of Costa Titch
Costa Tsobanoglou, popularly known as Costa Titch, was born on 23rd May 1995 in Nelspruit, South Africa. He was a talented musician, rapper, and dancer who was making waves in the music industry. Costa Titch had a unique style that blended hip-hop, rap, and the Amapiano genre, which helped him gain a large following of fans.
Costa Titch’s passion for music began at a young age, and he started making music when he was just 17 years old. He released his first single, ‘Nkalakatha’, in 2019, which quickly gained popularity and cemented his place in the South African music scene. He went on to release several other hits such as ‘Big Flexa’, ‘Activate’, and ‘We Deserve Better’.
The Rise of Amapiano Genre and Costa Titch’s Contribution
The Amapiano genre is a unique style of music that originated in South Africa and has gained immense popularity in recent years. It is a fusion of various genres such as house, jazz, and kwaito, and has a distinct sound that is loved by music lovers across the world.
Costa Titch was one of the rising stars in the Amapiano genre and contributed significantly to its growth and popularity. He had a unique style of music that blended various genres and had a distinct sound that was loved by his fans. His hits such as ‘Big Flexa’, ‘Nkalakatha’, and ‘Activate’ were all Amapiano hits that helped him gain a large following of fans.
The Impact of Costa Titch’s Death on the Music Industry
The death of Costa Titch has come as a huge shock to the South African music industry, which is still reeling from the loss of Kiernan Forbes alias AKA, who was shot dead in February. Costa Titch was a rising star in the industry and had a promising career ahead of him.
His death has left his fans devastated, and the music industry has lost a talented artiste who was making a significant contribution to the Amapiano genre. Costa Titch’s death is a reminder of the fragility of life and how precious it is.
The death of Costa Titch has come as a shock to his fans and the South African music industry. He was a talented artiste who was making waves in the industry with his unique style of music. His contribution to the Amapiano genre