Mzansi Rap superstar dies on Ultra Stage
South African Rapper Costa Titch met his untimely death on the stage of International EDM festival Ultra this past Saturday. The rapper whose real name is Costa Tsobanoglou (28) collapsed on stage in full view of his adoring fans during a performance at the Ultra Music Festival at the Nasrec Expo Centre on Saturday, 11 March.
The Big Flexxa stars family made a statement on social media confirming the tragic news. The family thanked "emergency responders and all those present in his last hours on this earth."
"As a family, were 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 Tsobanoglou family thanks you for the love and support you have given to our son, and may you continue to uplift him even in spirit. Please keep us in your prayers and uplifted in the Lord", ended the statement.
This tragic incident happens after Costa Tich had just signed to Senagalese Mega star Akon’s record label Konvict Kulture. Recently visuals of the Big Flexxa remix were released with Tich featuring Akon.
Tributes have been pouring in for the late rap star from a range of South African celebs and fans.
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Writer: Itumeleng Mosadi