Book Bow Wow
Bow Wow (formerly Lil’ Bow Wow), is an American rapper, actor and television host. As Lil’ Bow Wow, he released his first album, Beware of Dog in 2000 at age 13, which was followed by Doggy Bag 2001 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. In 2003, Bow Wow released his third album Unleashed, which was the first album released without using Lil’ in his name. The first album released under his new. 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. 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, 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, New Jack City II, his sixth album, was released in 2009 and his first album to include three promo singles: “Marco Polo” featuring Soulja Boy, “Big Girls”, and “Roc The Mic”. The first official single, “You Can Get It All” featuring Johnta Austin, samples TLC’s “Baby-Baby-Baby” and peaked at #55 on the Hot 100 and #9 on the Hot Rap Tracks.
Bow Wow signed to Cash Money Records in 2009 and Bow Wow next album Underrated will be released on the label. Bow Wow released his first promotional single from the album entitled “Ain’t Thinkin’ ‘Bout You” featuring Chris Brown. The music video was a success on 106 & Park and made the countdown in just 1 day. Two weeks later it peaked number 1 on the chart and remained number 1 for 3 days.