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Bow Wow

Shad Gregory Moss (born March 9, 1987), 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. 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 also played a supporting role in the film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift in 2006. Bow Wow also appeared in five episodes of the television series Entourage. Bow Wow was born Shad Gregory Moss in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Teresa Caldwell and Alfonso Moss. At age three, he became interested in rap. Under the moniker "Kid Gangsta", he began rapping recreationally at age six; he was also a fan of N.W.A at that age. In 1993, he performed at a concert in Los Angeles, and was noticed by rapper Snoop Dogg, who subsequently gave him a stage

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Bow Wow -- 'Like Mike 2' Sucked ... 'Cause I Wasn't In It (VIDEO)

Bow Wow
'Like Mike 2' Sucked 'Cause I Wasn't In It

TMZ Sports pop quiz ... did you know they actually made a sequel to the 2002 fantasy basketball film "Like Mike"? We didn't think so. Someone who does remember? Shad "Bow Wow" Moss -- star… READ MORE >

Bow Wow -- Screw the Environment ... I'm Bored with Hybrids! (VIDEO)

Bow Wow
Screw the Environment I'm Bored with Hybrids!

Bow Wow has a short attention span on the subject of all things green, because his uber-fancy BMW hybrid is a thing of the past ... because it's lost its cool factor. We got BW out at 1 OAK… READ MORE >

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Bow Wow -- I'm Selling My Spaceship on Wheels

Bow Wow
I'm Selling My Spaceship on Wheels

Bow Wow's selling a car that could easily have been part of the upcoming "Star Wars" flick. It's a 2014 BMW i8. It could be yours for around $150k. As for why he's selling it, BW needs to make… READ MORE >

- 157 days ago
Mike Vick -- My Black Hair Brush Biz ... IS ON FIRE!!!

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My Black Hair Brush Biz ... IS ON FIRE!!!

Mike Vick is like the black Paul Mitchell .. 'cause his black hair brush business is KILLING IT ... with demand for his WaveMasterz products higher than ever ... TMZ Sports has learned. We broke… READ MORE >

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Heartbroken Over Amber/Wiz Breakup

"Love & Hip Hop" star Erica Mena is taking the Amber Rose/Wiz Khalifa split hard, but she says the news has taught her something she plans on using to protect her relationship with… READ MORE >

- 499 days ago
Jay Z's Strip Club of Choice Sues to Ass-Slap Impostor

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The Atlanta strip club made famous by Jay Z, Outkast, and Ludacris wants a pound of flesh from a Chicago club that has jacked the name.ATL's famed Magic City strip club just filed a lawsuit… READ MORE >

- 697 days ago
Bow Wow to Mike Vick -- I Can't Help You Sell Hair Brushes to Black People

Bow Wow to Mike Vick:
I CAN'T HELP YOU SELL BRUSHES To Black People

Bad news for Mike Vick ... his friend Bow Wow won't be helping him sell special hair brushes to black people ... after a high-profile business deal fell through, TMZ Sports has learned. It was… READ MORE >

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CRAZY Grammy Party -- Cops Shut Down Meek Mill, Diddy, a Camel & a Lion

CRAZY Grammy Party
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Cops swarmed the Grammy afterparty thrown by Meek Mill in the Hollywood Hills -- a party so wild it had more than a thousand celebs and actual WILD ANIMALS!!Meek rented out a mansion on Mulholland… READ MORE >

- 740 days ago
Beyonce and Jay Z -- Drunk in Love With TONS of Booze

Beyonce and Jay Z
Drunk in Love With TONS of Booze

They been drinking, they been drinking ... so Jay Z and Beyonce bought drinks for their entire V.I.P. section last night in Atlanta ... and their bill totaled your annual… READ MORE >

- 770 days ago
Bow Wow Ordered to Pay French Porn Star $80,000

Bow Wow
Ordered to Pay French Porn Star $80,000

Bow Wow has to cough up nearly $80,000 to a French porn star .... for allegedly jacking footage of her dancing and splashing it all over one of his videos without her permission ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 1056 days ago

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