Renowned rapper Costa Tsobanoglou dies on stage at Ultra music festival


South African rap artist, Costa Tsobanoglou, who is more commonly known as Costa Titch, died suddenly on stage while performing at the Ultra South Africa concert on Saturday night.

According to ABC News, Costa Titch “collapsed while he was performing” at the concert in the Johannesburg suburb of Nasrec.

Local police said a post-mortem would establish the cause of death.

Tributes for the rapper appeared on social media over the weekend with Julius Malema, leader of South Africa’s radical leftist party EFF, posting an image of a broken heart next to the artist’s name.

Rapper Da L.E.S. also tweeted: “RIP, Costa Titch. Great talent gone too soon.”

Costa Titch was famous for his major hit, Big Flexa, which reached 45 million YouTube views.

Source: ABC News.




By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Latest News

Christopher Michalakas among South Australia’s top law graduates

With three major law schools and over 4200 legal practitioners currently practising, South Australia boasts a strong fraternity of lawyers.

The dangers for the Hellenism of diaspora

The Hellenism of diaspora is faced with certain social and historical dangers, situations and realities which cause serious problems.

From ‘greeklish’ to ‘engreek’: The new social media slang

The (new) social media slang is a polyphonic, symbolic language, a cryptic way of communication, which is difficult to decode.

Greek winners at Olive Japan commit to quality and the planet

At the 13th edition of the Olive Japan International Olive Oil Competition, Greek olive oils took home 7 Gold awards and 17 Silvers.

Lipsi labelled Greece’s secret island gem of 2024

Le Figaro has spotlighted Lipsi, the main island in a chain of around 30 isles, in its 2024 list of Greece’s “secret” islands.

You May Also Like

‘The only way out’: Hundreds line up at All Saints Grammar gym in Belmore to get vaccinated

The gymnasium of All Saints Grammar in Belmore opened to the public on Wednesday, August 18, as a pop-up vaccination clinic.

Greek Americans raise $350,000 to rebuild fire-stricken Balıklı Hospital in Istanbul

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America announced that the church had secured $350,000 toward the rebuilding efforts of the Balıklı Greek Hospital

Poland and Greece join forces to seek WWII reparations from Germany

Poland wants to expand a campaign to receive massive World War II reparations from Germany, turning to Greece as a potential ally.