Pitch Black Afro Charged With Premeditated Murder 11th January 2019 landing page, news By now you might have heard that rapper Pitch Black Afro, real name Thulani Ngcobo, has been charged with premeditated murder and defeating the ends of justice at the Hillbrow Magistrate Court. The rapper’s wife, Catherine ‘Trisha’ Modusane, was found dead on December 31. Her death was initially thought to be of natural causes but a murder case was opened on Wednesday. The case has however been postponed until January 15. The Sowetan also reported that Ngcobo needs to attempt to get legal aid as he can’t afford a lawyer. According to Sowetan, the rapper appeared to be in a good mood at his court appearance. He handed his manager Bheki Mlambo a letter, telling him to “keep it safe for her”. The contents of the letter are unknown though.