Arthur Mafokate Has Penned Tribute To AKA And Costa Titch – ‘Proudest Moment’
On Sunday, March 12, South African Kwaito musician and producer Arthur Mafokate took to Instagram to express his condolences to the late Mzansi rappers Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, also known as AKA, and Constantinos Tsobanoglou, better known by his stage name, Costa Titch, by reflecting on a time they had worked together and sharing a video of the rappers performing live together.
‘REST IN PEACE’: COSTA TITCH SENDS HIS CONDOLENCES TO AKA
AKA was shot and killed at the age of 35 in Durban on 10 February on Florida road just moments before he was set to perform at Yobu night club in the area.
Exactly a month ago, Costa Titch was seen on his Instagram expressing his disbelief over AKA’s passing, saying,
“Still doesn’t feel real… Love you forever, big bro!”
Costa Titch recently collapsed during a performance and died. He was only 28 years.
According to Sky News, the incident happened at the Ultra Music Festival at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg on Saturday, 11 March.
Taking to Instagram, Mofokate could not hold back his feelings and shared his appreciation to the late rappers for previously working with him and said they had created a masterpiece of a performance, saying,
“This is still one of my proudest moments in Live Event Productions, we took a chance and proposed these great artists to the client who had a much bigger vision for artists, and they accepted the challenge, and we created this masterpiece.
“I will forever cherish your support AKA & Costa – May your Souls Rest in Peace. #RipCostaTich #RipAKA,” he added.
After seeing Mofokate’s post, his Instagram followers, who are still shocked and grieving AKA and Costa Titch’s death, expressed their disbelief in the comment section and sent their condolences to the late rappers.
TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE COMMENTS BELOW…
“Eish is sooo sad. The amount of talent we are losing recently. May God raise His hands and spare our artist ,” @zakhelesibanyoni89 wrote.
“This is sad, man,” @sindy_mitani_ reacted.
“May their souls rest in peace condolences to their families and friends ,” @mbongekile said.
“Hayi kubiiii.. worse part is that it’s a month that AKA passed no arrest, and ai doubt there will ever be…,” @vati_buka said.
“I still can’t believe that they are gone RIP, gents,” @kimmie_torque commented.