Five Important Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Rapper Costa Titch
On Sunday morning, people in South Africa woke up to the news that rapper and amapiano star Costa Titch had died. The 27-year-old musician collapsed and passed away while performing at Ultra South Africa on Saturday night at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg.
Costa Titch was well-known in the entertainment industry and had a large fan base in South Africa and around the world. Here are five facts about him that you may not know:
Where was Costa Titch born?
Costa Titch, whose full name is Constantinos “Costa” Tsobanoglou, was born in Nelspruit, South Africa.
How he came up with his Stage name
Costa Titch got his rap name from his dad, who was a footballer and was called “Titch” during his playing days. Costa’s real name is Constantinos, but he’s been called Costa since he was a baby. He felt that “Costa Titch” was a better name for his brand when he started becoming a choreographer.
Costa Titch was signed to Akon’s label
In March 2023, it was reported that Costa Titch had signed with Akon’s record label, Konvict Kulture, and the two were planning to collaborate on a remix of Costa’s song “Big Flexa.” Costa Titch said that he wanted to partner with a global entity to help make his career bigger and push his music worldwide.
He had a Joint album with AKA
Costa Titch released a joint album called You’re Welcome with South African rapper AKA in September 2021, one month before AKA passed away.
In December 2022, Costa Titch’s amapiano single “Big Flexa” became the most-viewed amapiano video of the year with 30.7 million views on YouTube.
Costa Titch was a rising star in the music industry, and his death is a great loss to his fans and the industry as a whole.