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Bow Wow Challenges Kobe Bryant To Some One-On-On, Loses $1K

In 2002, Bow Wow -- known as Lil Bow Wow -- at the time starred in the Michael Jordan-inspired film "Like Mike," where he becomes after finding a pair of old Nikes from the Salvation Army. Nine years later, the rapper takes on our generation's MJ in Kobe Bryant after showing up to one of the NBA star's summer camps. Upon meeting Kobe, Bow Wow challenges him to a little one-on-one. After losing, he changes up the rules a little and bets him $1,000 for another game. Bad move Bow! A good sport, Bow forks over the cash...

Bow Wow Confirms Rumors That He’s A New Father

In the wake of photos leaked (via MTO) allegedly of his new-born daughter, Bow Wow confirmed rumors recently that he is, in fact, a father. Word is, Los Angeles-based video vixen Miss Joie is the baby's mother, but that's yet to be confirmed. Over the last three years, the young rapper/actor has been struggling with his fame, dealing with constant gossip columns and even said that at times things are so stressful, ideas of suicide have popped into his head. However, things are different now...
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Q&A With Bow Wow: Film Vs Music, Challenging Roles & Hollywood

There's almost always an obscene amount of scrutiny when you see a rapper get signed for a top role in an upcoming film, and it's for good reason. Not everybody can get on screen and have the instant talent and charisma to be the next Will Smith or Ice Cube or Mos Def, but there is one upstart who may very well see his name mentioned in that category of crossover successes in a few more years. His name is Shad Moss, but most of you just call him by the stage name...
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Baller Links: Notorious B.I.G. Case, Serene Branson’s Live Tongue Twister

Various times during the week, BallerStatus.com's team scours the Internet, hitting major websites and cool blogs, for random stories of interest. Whether it be serious news, a awesome video clip, a random blog entry, or even some photos, we post and link to the interesting tidbits of the day. Inside is the latest from today --- including a new info on Notorious B.I.G.'s unsolved murder, Coca-Cola's secret recipe, news woman Serene Branson's live melt-down, and more...

Layzie Bone ft. Bow Wow: Every Night (Music Video)

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony member, Layzie Bone, is gearing up for the release of two new albums later this month -- one titled The Definition and the other called The Meaning. So, in preparation for the releases, the Cleveland rap vet has rolled out the latest video off the release, a collaboration with Bow Wow called "Every Night." In the clip, Layzie and Bow Wow hit the beach as they spit verses about just how they would treat a lady...

Bow Wow ft. Soulja Boy: Get Money (Music Video)

A few weeks ago, Soulja Boy and Bow Wow released a viral video of both of them riding around in their Lambos, racing through Miami. It looked as though the young rappers were just having some fun, but it was actually footage from an upcoming music video for a track called "Get Money." Bow and Soulja start up their exotic rides in this flashy new clip, which shows both rappers bragging about how much money they make and blow on a regular basis...

Bow Wow Explains Suicidal Tweets, Struggles With Fame

In early November, Bow Wow expressed his frustration with the pitfalls of fame when he tweeting that he wishes he "was dead sometimes." In a recent interview with Angie Ange, of Washington D.C. radio station 93.9, the Cash Money rapper explained his feelings and struggles with being a celebrity since his early teenage years, which ultimately resulted in the suicide tweets he sent last month. "I ain't had time to go and play football and do none of the regular stuff...

Bow Wow Tweets: ‘I Be Wishing I Was Dead Sometimes’

Bow Wow has been doing his thing in the music biz since his debut album, Beware of Dog, back in the late 1990s at the age of 11. But, despite his success, the young rapper has received criticism, hate and obstacles along the way. He's also made a few mistakes of his own. Apparently, the stress of fame and being in the public eye is getting to Bow Wow, and on Saturday (November 6), he raised concern among fans after tweeting some suicidal thoughts...

Bow Wow Addresses Gay Rumors, Threatens Radio Host

Bow Wow went off on his Twitter account (@BowWow) on Tuesday (November 4), going after controversial radio personality Charlamagne Tha God's co-host Jason Lee after he insinuated that the rapper had previously been involved in a gay relationship. During a recent interview with former B2K member Raz-B, Lee caught Bow Wow's attention when he brought up...