Cape Town Loses One of its Own: A Tribute to Late Costa Titch

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The South African music industry is in mourning after the loss of rapper Constantinos Tsobanoglou, popularly known by his stage name Costa Titch. The 28-year-old performer collapsed while on stage during the Ultra Music Festival at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg on Saturday, 11 March.

The loss has not only affected the music industry but also his family, fans, and the entire country. Costa Titch was a rising star in the music industry, and his music was loved by many, especially in his hometown Cape Town.

From Backup Dancer to Rapper

Costa Titch started as a backup dancer in the music industry before transitioning to music. He realized that he had reached the pinnacle of his dance career and wasn’t breaking through financially or fulfilling himself personally.

Awards and Recognitions

Costa Titch won Best Collaboration and Best Remix at the 2020 South African Hip Hop Awards for his remix of the hit track ‘Nkalakatha’ with Riky Rick and AKA. He recently signed with Senegalese-American rapper Akon’s Konvict Kulture record label, and the rapper had recently appeared on Costa’s hit song, ‘Big Flexa,’ in a remix.

In an interview with IOL, Costa stated that he collaborated with the record label to launch his career on a global scale.

A Loss for the Music Industry

The loss of Costa Titch has left the music industry and his fans in deep mourning. His family issued a statement expressing their grief and thanking emergency responders and everyone who was present in his last hours on earth.

The Tsobanoglou family thanked everyone who had supported their son and requested that they be given time and space to gather themselves during this difficult period.

Many of his fans and industry colleagues have taken to social media to express their condolences and share their memories of the rapper.

Remembering a Rising Star

Costa Titch was an inspiration to many young artists and music lovers in Cape Town and beyond. He was a talented rapper and performer who had a bright future in the music industry.

His music resonated with many people, and his loss is a great one for the music industry and Cape Town as a whole. He will be missed, but his legacy will live on through his music.

We extend our condolences to his family and friends, and may his soul rest in peace.

A Russian-Spanish journalist and Cape Town native, channels his lifelong passion for South Africa into captivating stories for his local blog. With a diverse background and 50 years of rich experiences, Serjio's unique voice resonates with readers seeking to explore Cape Town's vibrant culture. His love for the city shines through in every piece, making Serjio the go-to source for the latest in South African adventures.

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