Shad Gregory Moss born on March 9, 1987 is an American rapper and actor. He released his debut album, Beware of Dog at age 13, then under the stage name Lil Bow Wow, which was given to him by one of his idols, Snoop Doggy Dogg. He carried the stage name with him until his 2003 album, Unleashed, under simply Bow Wow (dropping the “Lil” from the name). Three more albums followed, Wanted in 2005, The Price of Fame in 2006 and New Jack City II in 2009. In 2007, he released the collaboration album Face Off with Omarion. Bow Wow made his first movie appearance was in All About the Benjamins, in 2002 as a cameo. In the same year, Bow Wow made his debut as the lead role in, Like Mike. He later began to undertake lead roles in movies such as, Johnson Family Vacation in 2004, and Roll Bounce, in 2005. He was also played as a supporting role in the film, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift in 2006. Bow Wow also stars in the television series, Entourage.
Bow Wow Bio
Bow Wow dropped the “Lil” from his stage name in April 2002; he told MTV News: “I changed my name because I’m getting older now and it’s too many Lil’s.” The first album released under his new moniker was Unleashed in 2003. Its first single was “Let’s Get Down,” featuring Birdman, the founder of Cash Money Records, which reached #14 on the Hot 100 and #6 on the Hot Rap Tracks charts. The second single was then released, “My Baby”, featuring Jagged Edge. Unlike his previous albums, this one was not produced under the mentorship of Jermaine Dupri. Guest appearances include Jagged Edge, Birdman, Mario, and Amerie. Unleashed was certified gold on September 25, 2003. Bow Wow appeared on the remix of JoJo’s single “Baby It’s You” in 2004. Wanted was released in 2005. Its first single was “Let Me Hold You”, featuring Omarion, and peaked at #1 on the rap chart and #4 on the Hot 100. The next single, “Like You”, featuring Ciara, coincided with the beginning of Bow Wow’s relationship with the singer. “Fresh Azimiz”, featured J-Kwon and Jermaine Dupri, followed and peaked at #23 on the Hot 100 and #6 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. The album was certified platinum. He also appeared on the remix of Dem Franchize Boyz’ “I Think They Like Me”, which peaked at #15 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the Hot Rap Tracks.
In 2006, The Price of Fame was released with the lead single “Shortie Like Mine”, featuring Chris Brown, peaking at #9 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the Hot Rap Tracks. “Outta My System”, which featured T-Pain, reflected on Bow Wow’s break-up with Ciara. It peaked at #22 on the Hot 100 and #2 on the Rap chart. The Price of Fame was certified gold. Bow Wow and Omarion released a collaborative album on December 11, 2007, Face Off. The first single was “Girlfriend”, which peaked at #33 on the Hot 100. The second single was “Hey Baby (Jump Off)”. In October 2008, for the U.S. presidential election, Bow Wow led a 15-city “Walk Across America” event to register new voters. He released a mixtape title Half Man, Half Dog Vol. 1 that year. Half Man, Half Dog Vol. 2 was released as a sequel to the mixtape in February 2009. New Jack City II, his sixth album, was released in March 2009 and his first album to include a Parental Advisory: Steven Roberts of MTV News observed that this album explored the “the influence of crack cocaine in inner-city communities” and featured such guests as T.I. Three promo singles were released in late 2008: “Marco Polo” featuring Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em, “Big Girls”, and “Roc The Mic”.
Bow Wow facebook fan page
Bow Wow myspace
-Bow Wow cellphone number not available
Bow Wow email-address
-Bow Wow email not available