Why Costa Titch's memorial service was postponed

The South African singer died at the age of 28.

Costa Titch
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The family of South African rapper, Costa Titch has announced the postponement of his memorial service which was set to happen on Thursday, 16th.

The family informed the public via an Instagram post by actress Ntando Duma that the memorial service had been postponed because the majority of his fans wanted to attend. 

"We regret to inform you that Costa Titch’s Memorial will be postponed. This is due to some of the Titch Gang Fans nationally and worldwide who would have loved to be part of this but are unfortunately unable to make it, due to the short notice."


They also apologized for any inconvenience caused and expressed gratitude to the public for their unwavering love and support during these trying times.

"Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for understanding, and the continuous love, and support that you always show to the family, friends, and team."

Costa Titch died last Saturday night, March 11, while performing on stage at the Ultra Music Festival at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Videos of him circulated on social media of how he fell twice on stage and died.

Costa Tsobanoglou began his career in the entertainment industry as a dancer for another South African hip-hop megastar, Cassper Nyovest, before attempting his luck as a rapper and frequently dabbling in the Amapiano dance music genre.

With the success of his song Big Flexa, he was bound to become a prominent figure in the nation's music industry.

As the fans wait for the autopsy the rapper, rumor has it that he died from an epileptic seizure. Despite the family releasing a death confirmation statement they did not state the cause of death of the rapper.

Just a month ago, Costa Titch had been signed by Akon's record label, Konvict Muzik Label.

South Africans are also mourning the death of rapper AKA, who was killed in a drive-by shooting on February 10, 2023 in Durban, South Africa. He died when he was 35 years of age.