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Bow Wow

Bow Wow


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Shad Gregory Moss

Birth Date :

March 09, 1987

Birth Place :

Columbus, Ohio, USA

Claim to fame :

Single "Bounce With Me" from album "Beware Of Dog" (2000)


Not only he would likely rise to be one of the most influential rappers in American music industry, Bow Wow could also strive to be a celebrated screen star as well. Included in the cast of "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" (2006), he has made a lavish deal with Warner Bros Network to lead its sitcom, "Bow" (2006), in which he set to portray none other than himself. A successful artist with a list of accomplishment behind him, he really has surpassed the boys of his generation to embrace world's recognition.

Given the name Shad Gregory Moss, Bow Wow never saw his biological father since the day he was born on March 9, 1987 in Reynoldsburg, Columbus, Ohio. Raised by his mother and stepfather, Teresa and Rodney Caldwell, together with his stepsisters, Erica and Jasarah, little Shad had developed a profound interest in melodic tunes, particularly rap music. "I always liked rapping," he admitted. "I rapped every chance I got." Calling himself Kid Gangsta, he then started to join some talent competitions around his hometown at the age of 5.

Latest News

Bow Wow Would Love to Have 'Spontaneous' Wedding

May 04, 2015 08:21:50 GMT

likes it to be "spontaneous" when being asked when he will be marrying fiancee Erica Mena. Talking to PEOPLE at the vs. boxing match in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 2, he jokingly said, "We might just do it after the fight."

BET's '106 and Park' to End On-Air Run in December

November 15, 2014 03:11:17 GMT

After 14 years, "106 & Park" will end its run on BET. The channel announced the cancellation on Friday, November 14, saying that the last on-air TV episode would be on December 19 and the show would be reformatted to become a digital-only series. "After 14 yrs as America's #1 music show on BET, #106andPark is blazing a new trail as a digital brand and will exit as a daily TV show," BET said in a tweet.

Bow Wow and Erica Mena Are Engaged

September 22, 2014 05:56:16 GMT

is engaged to Erica Mena after dating less than six months. Arriving at the red carpet of 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards on Saturday, September 20, Erica was asked by Jack Thriller if Bow was her boyfriend. She then replied, "He's actually my fiance."

Tyra Banks Locks Lips With Bow Wow on BET's '106 and Park'

August 02, 2013 08:08:10 GMT

A guest stint by "" host on BET's "106 & Park" Wednesday episode co-hosted by turned out to be the setting for their second on-screen lip lock. The 39-year-old supermodel and the 26-year-old rapper were reminiscing about a kiss they had back in 2009 on Banks' own talk show, "", when the idea for a reenactment came up.

Bow Wow Ordered to Pay Porn Star $80K for Including Her in His Video Without Consent

March 18, 2013 08:12:52 GMT

is facing the consequences of his alleged unlawful action. The rapper is accused of inserting footage of adult film star Celine Tran a.k.a Katsuni pole dancing in his music video without her permission in support of song "Drank in My Cup".

Video Premiere: Bow Wow's 'We in Da Club'

August 04, 2012 02:11:06 GMT

's has debuted a new music video in support of his single "We in Da Club". Filmed in Miami, Florida in early July, the visuals feature him hitting the street with his red Lamborghini and hanging out with some locals, before partying with girls at a club.

Bow Wow Hints He Had Fling With Kim Kardashian

January 28, 2012 18:14:40 GMT

joined , and as some of the men who have been on 's life. During a radio interview on Friday, January 27, the rapper revealed a very personal fact about his sexual life, saying Kardashian was one of the flings he had.

Bow Wow Denies Owing Nearly $100K in Unpaid Back Taxes

November 28, 2011 05:53:48 GMT

is not staying quiet over report that he owes almost $100,000 in unpaid back taxes. In a letter to fans that he posted on his blog, the "Ain't Thinkin' 'Bout You" rapper addressed the issue as writing, "TMZ saying they are about to runa story on me thats once again 'Not True'."

Chris Brown Enlists Bow Wow for 'F.A.M.E.' Tour

September 21, 2011 06:43:22 GMT

has booked his best friend as a supporting act for his "F.A.M.E." tour. The "You Can Get It All" rapper will join the "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker on his North American trek for some stops in October, starting on date 5 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.

New Videos: Bow Wow's 'Everywhere I Go' and Tyga's 'Far Away'

July 27, 2011 07:08:31 GMT

Almost at the same time, and debuted a music video each. The former dropped a celebratory video for his song "Everywhere I Go", while the latter released an emotional clip for his own single "Far Away".

Video Premiere: Bow Wow's 'Sh*t on My Mind'

July 25, 2011 05:28:36 GMT

has premiered a music video for his latest offering "Sh*t on My Mind". In the clip directed by Rico da Crook, the 24-year-old rapper bares his tattooed body and throws his verses in front of piles of wood crates.

Bow Wow Missing From Daughter's Birth Certificate

July 11, 2011 07:25:32 GMT

While he has confessed to being a father to a baby girl, will need a judge to make it legal. TMZ recently uncovered that the "Shortie Like Mine" hitmaker was missing from the birth certificate of his daughter Shai because he pissed off his former girlfriend and the baby's mother, Joie Chavis.

Bow Wow Admits to Being a Father of a Baby Girl

July 07, 2011 02:17:52 GMT

finally admits to being a father to a baby girl. Just weeks after blasting leaked photos of his alleged newborn daughter and reports of him privately accepting paternity test back, the "Shortie Like Mine" hitmaker took to his Bow Wow Today website and posted an open letter to his fans in which he talked about fatherhood and thought of suicide.

Video Premiere: Bow Wow's 'I Do This'

May 16, 2011 06:50:35 GMT

has treated his fans with a music video for a song called "I Do This". The 24-year-old rapper enlists the help of fellow rapper to kick off the clip that is directed by Rico Da Crook. In it, he spits his lines in a Playboy tee while standing inside a closet filled with a collection of shoes.

L.A. Premiere of 'Madea's Big Happy Family' Attracted Stars

April 21, 2011 03:17:22 GMT

With "" to be released this Friday, April 22 in theaters nationwide, was out to promote the film in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was supported by a lot of celebrities such as , , , Isaiah Mustafa, and among others.

Bow Wow Eyes a Role in New Tupac Shakur Biopic

February 16, 2011 06:26:02 GMT

Rapper/actor is campaigning for a role in the new biopic. The young star has taken to Twitter.com to beg director Antoine Fuqua for a part in the upcoming film.

Chris Brown and Bow Wow Celebrating Thanksgiving With Free Concert

November 26, 2010 03:23:10 GMT

Rappers and treated fans to an early Thanksgiving gift on Tuesday, November 23, putting on a free show in Atlanta, Georgia. The concert was part of a charity day organized by beatmaker Polow Da Don and the event also featured a carnival and turkey giveaway to audience members.

Video Premiere: Bow Wow's 'Put It on My Hood' Ft. Sean Kingston

July 30, 2010 05:05:21 GMT

and bring their studio collaboration to the screen by teaming up in a music video for new duet track "Put It on My Hood". While Kingston is filmed laying his verses in recording booth, Bow Wow is seen walking through the filming set, at some points chatting and joking with the crew.

Mad at Song Leak, Bow Wow to Film Its Video Soon

May 14, 2010 04:34:03 GMT

Rapper has been left fuming after his song "Cuff Ur Chick" from his upcoming "dream project" leaked online - a year before the disc's expected release date. The "Like You" star is furious at the early unveiling of the track, which features and , and has now been forced to rush out a new video to make the most of the unauthorized release.

Bow Wow Denies Asking for Blowjob From Fan

May 13, 2010 06:55:50 GMT

Rapper has hit out at reports he propositioned one of his female fans on social networking site Twitter.com, insisting screen shots of the alleged message have been doctored on a computer.

Video Premiere: Bow Wow's 'What They Call Me (Big Time)'

May 03, 2010 08:01:58 GMT

has a music video premiered to support his single "What They Call Me (Big Time)". The clip focuses on the young rapper as he is rapping to the camera. He is seen shirtless, baring his chest and tattooed body to the lens.

Pamela Anderson Dancing Naked in Front of Fellow Stars

April 28, 2010 08:07:32 GMT

may not be the best contestant on "" but she surely knows how to make jaw-dropping performance. The 42-year-old actress reportedly stole people's attention by taking off her clothes when hitting the music video shoot for 's "Gettin' Over You".

'Camp Rock 2' Premiere Date on Disney Channel Announced

April 28, 2010 07:48:13 GMT

Disney Channel is ready to announce the specific date of "" premiere. The TV movie which is the sequel to "" will air for the first time on Friday, September 3 at 8/7c.

The Game Brings Bow Wow in 'Shake' Music Video

April 28, 2010 07:35:02 GMT

has a star-studded music video in support of his single "Shake". The clip is opened with joined by the rapper when enjoying a sunset at a secluded property. Fellow rapper and producers Cool & Dre also make cameo appearances in this new video.

First Trailer for Bow Wow's 'Lottery Ticket' Unleashed

April 02, 2010 09:46:33 GMT

Winning a lottery ticket worth $350 million should make someone the happiest person in the world, but that is not the case with . In the first trailer from "" which is debuted by Trailer Park Movies's MySpace Blog, it can be seen that the rapper/actor gets into an unexpected situation after his neighbors know that he wins the lottery.

Soulja Boy and Chris Brown Dissing Each Other on Twitter

March 24, 2010 07:11:58 GMT

There is a feud going on the web between rapper and R&B performer . The young MC started the rift on Twitter by giving a remark that he has more followers than the ex-boyfriend of .

Confirmed, Bow Wow Plans to Release Double Disc Album

March 06, 2010 05:04:57 GMT

has announced what he has in mind for his next studio project. In a post on his official blog, the rapper told his devotees that he is going to release a double disc album, reasoning he wants to please his male and female fans.

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