Bow Wow Reveal his secret child and thoughts about taking his own life
Posted On: Thursday, 07 July 2011
Los Angeles, California - Bow wow got his first shot at fame at the tender age of 12 when he was discovered by Snoop Dogg, now a 24-year-old man, he has recently revealed that he has a child of his own who he kept a secret until today.The rapper, whose real name is Shad Gregory Moss, also said that his daughter saved his life. He took to his personal website to reveal to fans that he became a dad to daughter Shai Moss back in June.
"My lil girl is getting BIG fast," he write. "I love every minute of it, she inspires me to go harder. Even made me treat my mother better, it’s like it made me into a man overnight."
He previously went on the offensive against some popular gossip sites that had run stories about the child and the child’s birth, and explains why he finally decides to ‘come clean’. "I waited so long to tell yall the truth because I was nervous on how yall would look at me," he wrote. "Yall know everyone makes a big deal out of everything I do. I wanted to be 1st n let yall know the real. Yes! I change diapers. Aint as bad as I thought hahaha."
Bow wow also said that he would not be revealing any photos of his baby girl to the world anytime soon and she currently lives with her mother, video vixen Joie Chavis.
"I want her to live with me so bad," wrote the star. "Just us 2. That’s m y dream man but fellas yall know how it goes. Baby gotta stay with they momma and all dat bull. I hate that! So I have to fly 5 hours away to see her. I find myself going into my phone book jus lookn at pix of her. Sometimes I tear up cuz i just can’t believe it brotha…."
The rapper says that the "bs" that comes with his baby-mama drama is expected and that he sucks it up and now has a reason to live.
"For the past 3 years, I’ve been battling life. (I) Even thought about taking my own (life). I felt like as a kid I did everything and saw everything too fast which spoiled my adult years. I felt as if I had no purpose to live (Thinking selfishly) until God gave me the illest gift of my life."
(Parts of this article were written with content submitted in an eonline.com publication)