South African rapper Costa Titch died at the age of 27 suddenly this weekend, his family said on Instagram, hours after performing at a music festival.

The family of the popular South African rapper Costa Titch who had reportedly slumped and died during a performance at the Ultra Festival on Saturday, March 11, 2023. The family of the young rapper and dancer who passed away untimely released an official statement that confirmed his death and requested that the family be given time to mourn the deceased.

The statement read:

We are devastated by the sudden loss of the beloved South African artist Costa Titch, who tragically passed away this weekend.

Costa was a galvanizing voice among South Africa’s amapiano scene – a talented rapper, dancer, songwriter, collaborator, and friend to the festival. Our deepest thoughts and most sincere sympathies are with his family, friends, and our entire community, who are together mourning this heartbreaking loss.”