Biography of Castro & Net Worth 2024

Biography of Castro Gracious & Net Worth 2024.

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


Early life and career

He was born in Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana in 1982 to Lydia Tagoe (a trader) and a Mr. Cofie (an accountant). He had his primary and Junior high education at the All Saints Anglican Primary School in Takoradi. He started singing as early as age 10 and entered the musical scene with his 2003 hit song “Sradinam”. He had features on the hip-life group 4×4 hit track, “Sikletele,” which officially introduced him to the local music scene before he launched his debut album in 2003.” Sradinam” soon became one of many Ghanaians’ favorite hits.


Castro’s dream was to retire and become a producer. His dream was to help bring to the limelight talented unknown young artists. He believes that this will develop the young talented artist and groom them for the market by becoming a producer.

Castro was a friend of the Ghana national football team’s captain, Asamoah Gyan. The duo recorded three albums together. “African Girls” was another hit of theirs.


Ghana Music Awards


In the year 2006, he won the Hiplife Artiste of the Year as well as the Hiplife Album of the Year, with his song “Toffee”. This award won him so much recognition in and outside Ghana.

In the year 2011, he won the Best Hiplife Song of the Year which featured Asamoah Gyan with the song “African Girls”.

Year Recipient Award Result
2006 “Toffee” Hiplife Song of the Year Won[8]
2006 “Toffee” Hiplife Album of the Year Won[8]
2011 “African Girls” Best Hiplife Song of the Year Won[8]
2014 “Odo Pa” Highlife Song of the Year Won[9]