Castro (Under Fire) – Theophilus Tagoe

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Theophilus Tagoe (born 1 May 1982, disappeared 6 July 2014), popularly known as Castro or Castro Under Fire, was a Ghanaian hiplife recording artist and musician.

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”.

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.

DISAPPEARANCE

On 6 July 2014, Castro and Miss Janet Bandu were reported to have drowned following a jet ski accident in Labadi Beach while on holiday with the Gyan brothers. People presume that he is alive,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.

AWARDS

Ghana Music Awards

YearRecipientAwardResult
2014“Odo Pa”Highlife Song of the Year