Rapper Bow Wow arrested in Atlanta, Channel 2 Action News confirms

ATLANTA – Channel 2 Action News has learned that rapper Bow Wow was arrested early Saturday morning in Atlanta.

The rapper, whose real name is Shad Moss, is accused of beating a woman at 205 12th Street around 4:15 a.m. Atlanta police said the woman and Moss “sustained visible minor injuries.”

Officers said they “were unable to determine the primary aggressor of the altercation, so both parties” were charged with battery.

Both parties are being processed and will be taken to Fulton County Jail. 

We’re working to learn more details about the alleged incident on Channel 2 Action News at Noon.

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On Twitter, the rapper has been promoting a Super Bowl pop-up shop event for his mother happening Friday and Saturday. 

Ladies in town for the Super Bowl don’t forget… My mother is having her @shoptasteonline “SIP & SHOP” today!!! 1pm-7pm Fri & Sat. #shopping #food#drinks

— Bow Wow (@smoss) February 1, 2019

The 31-year-old rapper is best known for his rap music and movie roles in the early 2000s. He was born in Columbus, Ohio but lives in Atlanta. 

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Snoop Dogg took Moss under his wing when Moss was a pint-size emcee in the 1990s. Snoop gave Moss the stage name “Lil’ Bow Wow.”

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