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Wednesday, 20 January 2016

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY - AFRO-GHANAIAN " CASTRO MUSICIAN " WAS A GHANAIAN HIPLIFE RECORDING ARTIST - GOES INTO THE -" HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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Castro (musician)
Castro
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Background information
Birth name Theophilus Tagoe Castro
Born 1 May 1982 (age 33)
Origin Ghana
Genres Hiplife
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Website Castro
Theophilus Tagoe (born May 1, 1982-went missing July 14 2014), popularly known as Castro or Castro de Destroyer, was a Ghanaian hiplife recording artist and musician.

Contents   
1 Early life and career
2 Disappearance
3 Awards
3.1 Ghana Music Awards

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 attended All Saints Anglican Primary School in Takoradi.[1] He launched his debut album in 2003 with the hit song "Sradinam".[2]

Castro was a friend of Ghana national football team's captain, Asamoah Gyan. The duo recorded three albums together.[3] "African Girls" was another hit of his.[4]

Disappearance
On 6 July 2014, Castro and Miss Janet Bandu were reported to have drowned following a jet ski accident in the Volta estuary at Ada while on holiday with the Gyan brothers. The jet ski involved in the accident was recovered[5] months later but their bodies had not been recovered yet despite a search by the police.[6]

Awards
Ghana Music Awards
Year Recipient Award Result
2014 "Odo Pa" Highlife Song of the Year Won[7]