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“What’s going on in South Africa?” Prominent twitter user asks following the death of Costa Titch, AKA and 9 other artists in recent times

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Popular Twitter user @AdvoBarryRoux have listed top South African rappers and artists who have died just within a space of two years, and questioned why it is happening.

The artists named were Killer Kau, Lil Meri, Ricky Rick, DJ Sumbody, DJ Pencil, Vusi Ma R5, AKA, Mampintsha, Costa Titch, DJ Citi and DJ Dimplez.

Four of the artists died as a result of being shot, four died from illness, Riky Rick died by suicide, Killer Kau died by accident while Costa Titch’s death remains to be announced.

Killer Kau died, aged 23, in a car crash on his way to a gig on 7th August 2021 alongside artists, Mpura, The voice, Thando Tot and Thando Td.
Lil Meri,ย also known as Samuel Maritus Malatji, was a 22 year old upcoming artist who passed away in December 2021 after a short illness.
Riky Rick, real name Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado, is alleged to have died by suicide on 23rd February 2022 following a lengthy battle with depression, he was 34 years old.
DJ Sumbody, amapiano DJ and producer was killed in a drive-by shooting, 20 November 2022. The Pretoria born artist was said to be around 36 years old, echoing AKA’s death that happened just three months later on 10th February 2023. Credit: Instagram/DJSumbody
AKA, real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbesย was 35 at the time of his death. He was standing outside of a restaurant, Wish, when a gunman ran up and shot him in the head, he was pronounced dead on scene. Credit: Instagram/AKA
DJ Pencil died only just a couple of days ago from Leukaemia cancer. The 40 year old, real name Pencil Sammy Moripe was part of the duo โ€œPencil and Zingmasterโ€.
Pretoria musician Vusi Ma R5 known for his hit song Tse Nnyane was gunned outside Legentsheng in Soshanguve around two months after DJ Sumbody on January 30th 2023. The South African born Itumeleng Mosoeu was just 35 years old. Credit: Instagram/Vusi
Mampintsha was an artist and a producer credited for introducing the Gqom genre. The 40 year old was recovering from a mini stroke in hospital when he was said to have suffered another one that took his life away on 24th of December 2022. Just three weeks later his 64 year old mother sadly passes. Credit: Instagram/Mampintsha
Costa died aged 28 on 11 March 2023 after collapsing on stage. Although its not the confirmed source of death, he historically suffered from epilepsy. Credit: Instagram/CostaTitch
34 year old music producer and businessman Sandile ‘DJ Citi Lyts’ Mkhize was gunned down in Soweto on Monday 14 February during a hijacking. Image:ย Instagram/ DJ Citi Lyts
DJ Dimplez recently passed away on March 6 2023. Born Boitumelo Athiel Mooi, the 28 year old was said to have died of a sudden brain haemorrhage.ย Credit: Instagram/DJDimplez

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