Why Shad Moss Changed His Name From Lil Bow Wow


Bow Wow has been in the music industry for years, having begun his career as a child. Today he is a father, musician, and businessman. While to many people, he will always be Bow Wow, the rapper now goes by a different name. Here’s why Bow Wow dropped his stage name from him in favor of his legal name from him, Shad Moss.

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Shad Moss was a child prodigy

Moss was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Alfonso’s Preston Moss and Rena Caldwell. He developed an interest in rap music at an early age. By the time he was six years old, Moss began performing recreationally under the name Kid Gangster.


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