In a shocking turn of events, South African rapper Costa Titch collapsed and died on stage during his performance at the Ultra music festival on Saturday, 12 March 2023.
The tragic incident was captured on video and has since gone viral on social media, sparking widespread mourning and shock among fans.
The video shows Costa Titch, whose real name is Costa Tsobanoglou, energetically performing for the crowd before suddenly collapsing to the ground.
The audience and other performers on stage appear stunned as they rush to his aid, with some attempting to administer CPR.
Despite their efforts, Costa Titch was pronounced dead at the scene.
The exact cause of his death is yet to be confirmed, although reports suggest that he suffered a seizure on stage.
The video of Costa Titch’s collapse and subsequent passing has become one of the most talked-about and shared clips on social media.
Fans have flooded social media platforms with messages of condolence, with many describing the loss as a devastating blow to the South African music scene.
Costa Titch was known for his vibrant performances, dance moves and hits like “Nkalakatha” and “Activate”.
The 27-year-old rapper was also a rising star in the amapiano genre, with his single “Big Flexa” surpassing 30 million views on YouTube.
The Ultra music festival organisers have released a statement expressing their condolences to Costa Titch’s family and fans.
They also said that they are cooperating with the authorities to investigate the incident.
The video of Costa Titch’s collapse and death is a stark reminder of the dangers of performing and the risks that artists take in pursuit of their craft.
It has also sparked a wider conversation about the need for better support and safety measures for performers.
As the music world continues to mourn Costa Titch’s passing, his legacy as an artist and performer will live on through his music and the memories he has left behind.
Watch the video below.
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