Rap artist, actor and producer Bow Wow (aka Shad Moss) has been making headings recently for his goofy social networks shenanigans, but he’s extremely major when it comes to hosting at clubs and keeping the party going– his Saturday task at the Flamingo’s Go Swimming pool.
“You can’t be crowned the king of the party without running through Vegas,” he states. “I actually take it seriously, like any job. I don’t believe people really comprehend, because you may see a video or footage of me at a swimming pool parties and see the way of life and it looks fun– and it is enjoyable. But you still need to remain in control. You have to be in tune with the crowd and the DJ and in some cases let them understand exactly what track to play. You need to know exactly what the women like. There’s a particular method to it. You are the voice of the club.”
In concerns to his own voice, Bow has launched 6 solo albums because he arrived as Lil’ Bow Wow (a name offered to him by Snoop Dogg) at the age of 13. His most current effort, Edicius, is due later on this summer, including new single “Yeaahh,” a track for which he just completed shooting a celeb impersonator-studded video. That would be the description for the images he just recently shared that appear to show Bow straightjacketed with Donald Trump and Kanye West.
“It was truly all about taking in the entire social media thing, all the funny viral stories we made fun of and things that have been making headings,” he says. “I’m satirizing the Kanye thing and Trump and individuals’s viewpoints of me. If you think I’m insane, then I’ll toss myself in there with them, so we’re having fun with all that stuff.”
Being a social media feeling can be an all-consuming phenomenon, however Bow is making time to cover his record and establish new movie and TV tasks. He’s presently shooting the second series of his truth series, Growing Up Hip-Hop: Atlanta, and putting the last touches on a motion picture, and he’s dealing with longtime collaborator Jermaine Dupri on the So Def 25-year anniversary trip to celebrate Dupri’s label.
“All of it practically circulations together,” Bow states of stabilizing his different ventures. “Being a TELEVISION manufacturer is me growing up, but I constantly have to take it back to music no matter what. If it wasn’t for music, none of these other things would be readily available.”
BOW WOW June 23, 9 a.m., $15. Flamingo’s Go Swimming pool, 702-697-2888.