|Birth name||Theophilus Tagoe Castro|
1 May 1982 |
Takoradi, Western Region, Ghana
|Disappeared||July 6, 2014 (aged 32)
Early life and career
He was born in Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana around 1982 to Lydia Tagoe (a trader) and a Mr. Cofie (an accountant). He had his primary education at the All Saints Anglican Primary School in Takoradi. He entered the musical scene with his 2003 hit song "Sradinam".
On 6 July 2014, Castro and Miss Janet Bandu were reported to have drowned following a jet ski accident in Ada Estuary while on holiday with the Gyan brothers. The jet ski involved in the accident was recovered on the same day of their disappearance but their bodies had not been recovered yet despite a search by the police. Little is known of his disappearance.
Ghana Music Awards
|2014||"Odo Pa"||Highlife Song of the Year||Won|
- "Hiplife Musician Castro Dead". www.peacefmonline.com. Peace Fm. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
- "Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan involved in tragic boat accident, musician friend Castro feared dead". Ghana Soccernet. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
- "Singer, Castro in Juju Scandaldate=11 January 2012". Ghana Web.
- "Asamoah Gyan releases statement, prays for Castro's return". GraphicOnline. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
- "Castro, Janet search team back to base". GraphicOnline. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
- "2014 VGMA RECIPIENTS". Ghana Music Awards. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
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