Bow Wow

Born Mar 9, 1987

Shad Gregory Moss, better known by his stage name Bow Wow (formerly Lil' Bow Wow), is an American rapper and actor. As Lil' Bow Wow, he released his first album, Beware of Dog in 2000 at age 13, which was followed by Doggy Bag 2001. In 2003, Bow Wow released his third album Unleashed, which was the first album released without using Lil' in his name. Bow Wow made his first movie appearance in All About the Benjamins, in 2002 as a cameo.… Read More

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1987 Birth Born on March 9, 1987.
1993 6 Years Old In 1993, he performed at a concert in Los Angeles, and was noticed by rapper Snoop Dogg, who subsequently gave him a stage name, "Lil' Bow Wow".


1998 - 2000 3 More Events
In 2002, his second album Doggy Bag was released with singles "Take Ya Home" which peaked at #72 on the Hot 100 and #21 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and "Thank You" with Jagged Edge, #1 on the R&B chart. … Read More
2003 16 Years Old The first album released under his new name was Unleashed in 2003. … Read More
2004 17 Years Old Bow Wow appeared on the remix of JoJo's single "Baby It's You" in 2004. … Read More
2006 19 Years Old Bow Wow ended his relationship with Ciara in 2006. … Read More


2007 - 2008 2 More Events
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 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, "Big Girls", and "Roc The Mic". … Read More
Underrated is Bow Wow's seventh studio album and his first album with Cash Money. This album discusses Bow Wow's life and how, despite wealth and fame, he can relate to others. The album has undergone several changes in its projected release date since it was first announced with a tentative 2010 release date when Bow Wow signed to Cash Money in 2009. … Read More
On June 2, 2011, the first single from his album called "I'm Da Man", which features Chris Brown, was leaked and wasn't the first official single from the album.
On May 18, 2012, Bow Wow released the first single from the album entitled "Better" it featured T-Pain the music video for the song was directed by Bow Wow's personal camera man Rico Da Crook & was a success on 106 & Park and made it to the top of the countdown.
2013 26 Years Old On August 10, 2013 via his official YouTube page Bow Wow stated the reason that Underrated has been delayed is due to him raising his daughter & waiting to he is more mature, he also stated he plans on working & releasing the album after he turns 28.
As of 2014 Bow Wow has currently posted new single called NAH on his YouTube page and has restated that he is working on an EP album and movie bio based on his life.
2015 28 Years Old As of May 2015, with his long delayed album with Cash Money still without a release date, Bow Wow announced that he had amicably parted ways with Cash Money Records, so he may move on with his music career. "I wanna dictate when my music come out. … Read More
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