Bow Wow announces retirement from rap at age twenty-nine
Written by Morenike Adebayo on August 9, 2016
Bow Wow, real name, Shad Moss is retiring from rap music at the age of twenty-nine. The “Bounce With Me” rapper announced in a series of tweets. In another post, he confirmed that his next album will be titled NYLTH and that it will be executive produced by the man who discovered him as a six-year-old, Snoop Dogg.
Moss has released six solo albums, including his debut Beware of Dog, which he dropped in 2000 as a thrteen-year-old. Back then, he went by Lil Bow Wow. His last album was 2009’s New Jack City two.
So far, Bow Wow has acted on several TV programs and movies, including “Moesha,” “The Steve Harvey Show,” Like Mike and All About the Benjamins. He most recently starred in “CSI: Cyber” until the show was canceled earlier this year.