Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Popular Ghanaian Musician Reportedly Dies While Trying to Rescue Drowning Girlfriend

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Popular Ghanaian Hiplife musician, Castro (aka Theophilus Tagoe) is reported to have drowned over the weekend in the Aqua safari beach while trying to rescue his girlfriend, according to Ghana web.

Reports say Castro, his girlfriend and a close friend (who is also a footballer for the Black Stars), Asamoah Gyan, had gone to Ada on a weekend rendezvous.

The trio went jet-skiing and the unfortunate incident happened – Castro’s girlfriend fell into the river.

Castro’s girlfriend
Castro’s girlfriend 

Castro minutes before he drowned trying to girlfriend 

In a bid to save her, Castro dived into the ocean but ended up drowning with her at Aqua safari beach.

Castro’s body and his girlfriend’s are yet to be found but his ski has been found.

Asamoah Gyan owns Baby Jet Promotions which is the label Castro works under. They have been friends for over 10 years.

Castro hails from Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana. He was born in 1982 to Lydia Tagoe, a trader, and Mr Coffie, an accountant, at the Takoradi Harbour. Before he launched his debut album in 2003, he had featured on hip-life group 4×4 hit track, “sikletele” which officially introduced him into the local music scene.

What he tried to do was a brave thing. I hope their bodies are found soon. And may their souls rest in peace.

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