Renowned rapper Costa Tsobanoglou dies on stage at Ultra music festival

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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.

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