On Saturday, March 11, 2023, in the late hours, reports circulated on social media indicating that famous South African musician Costa Titch, had passed away after collapsing and dying on stage.
The 27-year-old artist reportedly fell suddenly while singing and was confirmed dead a few minutes later. At the time of writing this report, the cause of his collapse and subsequent death remains uncertain.
Since the news of his passing broke, there has been an outpouring of tributes on Twitter. Julius Malema, a politician, expressed his grief with a heartbreak emoji, while fans have also expressed shock and sadness at the news.
Titch becomes the second South African musician to die in the space of one month after AKA was shot dead in February in Durban. Titch will be fondly remembered as one of the pioneers of Amapiano, working with several Nigerian artists such as Burna Boy, Mayorkun, Teni, and more.
This news of his demise is a developing story and we expect more details to unfold. May his soul rest in peace.
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