Shad Moss, better known by his stage name Bow Wow (formerly Lil' Bow Wow), is an American rapper, actor and television host who was discovered by hip-hop star Snoop Dogg at the age of five and featured on the his album Doggystyle.
He later teamed up with Jermaine Dupri for his solo debut release Beware of Dog in 2000, the kickoff to a string of platinum and gold albums that spawned six #1 singles as the youngest solo rapper to ever hit #1.
He has sold more than 10-million albums and as a young star helped brand the Scream Tour, selling out Madision Square Garden three times.
Moss made his debut in the feature film Like Mike in 2002. His additional film credits include Lottery Ticket, Johnson Family Vacation, Roll Bounce, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and Hurricane Season.
For three seasons, Moss guest starred as Charlie in Entourage. His additional television credits include guest starring roles in Moesha, The Steve Harvey Show, Brothers Garcia, Smallville and Ugly Betty.
In 2015 he landed his first starring role in television as Brody Nelson, a former black-hat hacker who was caught and later recruited by FBI Cyber as part of Ryan's "hack-for-good" program, in the CBS crime procedural series CSI: Cyber.
Moss has released a number of albums, including Beware of Dog, Doggy Bag, Unleashed, Wanted, The Price of Fame, New Jack City II and Underrated.
He resides in New York and Los Angeles.