Birth Name: Shad Gregory Moss
Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 9, 1987
Bow Wow is an American rapper, actor, and television personality, previously known as Lil’ Bow Wow. He is the son of Teresa Rena (Jones), who was born in Georgia, and Alfonso Preston Moss, who was born in Ohio. Bow Wow has a daughter with Joie Chavis; and a son with Olivia Sky.
Bow Wow’s paternal grandfather is Alfonso Preston Moss (the son of Frank Pierce Moss and Ernestine Williams).
Bow Wow has tweeted, among other things, “Im mixed. I dont know what my ancestors was doing,” “Im saying my moss side of family is NOT BLACK. Heritage different,” “my ancestors were in tribes. My moss side of my family is white and native,” “NO BLACK really on the moss side of the family. All my cousins have BLONDE HAIR BRO. Nephew etc.. look like bieber.,” among other statements of a similar nature.
He stated that he cannot relate to the civil rights struggles because of his heritage.
Hey if your cousins look like Justin Bieber and grandma look like betty white with looooooong blonde hair aye!
Sources: Information about Bow Wow’s family history – https://nketaorg.wordpress.com
Obituary of Bow Wow’s paternal great-grandmother, Ernestine (Williams) Moss – http://www.legacy.com