Ghanaian hiplife artiste Theophilus Tagoe, popularly known as Castro went missing over five years ago but he still remained relevant and trends on Twitter when a song he featured on hits over 70 million views on YouTube.
Castro was featured on a remix of Sarkodie’s Adonai which originally featured SK Blinks.
Six years after the video directed by Nana Kofi Asihene was uploaded on Youtube, the breaks the record as the most-watched Ghanaian music video on YouTube with over 70million views.
Fans on social media suggest Castro’s disappearance during a Jet Ski cruise at the Ada Estuary in 2014 may have propelled the song to the vaunted position but some also disagree.
Castro and Miss Janet Bandu on 6 July 2014, 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, despite a search by the police.
Castro 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.
He won the Hiplife Artiste of the year with his song “Odo pa” in 2006 the same year he also won the Hiplife Album of the year-Toffee.