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Bow Wow

Bow Wow, who made his motion picture debut in the hit family feature LIKE MIKE, is also one of the most successful teen musical sensations in American history. He most recently starred alongside Cedric the Entertainer, Vanessa Williams and Steve Harvey in the comedy JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION.

Bow Wow's debut album, Beware of Dog sold over 3 million copies worldwide and the album's first single, Bounce With Me, hit number one on both the Rap and R&B charts. On his sophomore release, Doggy Bag, Bow Wow again collaborated with So So Def CEO, Jermaine Dupri, and the first single from that CD, Thank You, was dedicated to his many fans. His new album, Wanted, will be released on July 19 and features the hit single Let Me Hold You featuring Omarion.

Bow Wow's 2001 Scream Tour sold out across the country, and he opened the 2001 Grammy Awards, performing with Madonna. In addition, he is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest solo rapper to ever hit #1. Expanding upon his amazing career as a recording artist and motion picture star, Bow Wow is an entrepreneur whose empire has included a clothing line (Shago) and various other business ventures.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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Bow Wow Facts

Birth NameShad Gregory Moss
Also known asLil' Bow Wow
OccupationMusician, Actor
BirthdayMarch 9, 1987 (35)
BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, USA

Selected Filmography

Like Mike
The Family Tree
Keyonnah & Bow Wow
Bow Wow & Omarion: Scream Tour Iv: Heartthrobs Live
Sing-Along 1
The Great Music Caper
Roll Bounce
Bow Wow Wedding Vows
The Dog and His Reflection
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