Birth name Theophilus Tagoe Castro
Born 1 May 1982 (age 33)
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
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.
1 Early life and career
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. He launched his debut album in 2003 with the hit song "Sradinam".
Castro was a friend of Ghana national football team's captain, Asamoah Gyan. The duo recorded three albums together. "African Girls" was another hit of his.
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 months later but their bodies had not been recovered yet despite a search by the police.
Ghana Music Awards
Year Recipient Award Result
2014 "Odo Pa" Highlife Song of the Year Won