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Barnes & Noble - Tracy E. Hopkins
"Have you ever seen me?/I'm the future/I represent how it's gonna be/I'm the future," heralds the opening track to Lil Bow Wow's precocious debut disc, Beware of Dog. And if the radio and dance floor-friendly single "Bounce with Me" featuring vocals by Xscape is any indication, the 13-year-old wunderkind is well on his way to fulfilling that prophecy. Despite his age, however, Lil Bow Wow is already a rap veteran. At age six, Snoop Doggy Dogg hired the young Ohio native as the opening act for Dr. Dre's Chronic Tour and christened him with his canine moniker. But it's über-producer Jermaine Dupri who gave Bow Wow his big break in hopes of re-creating the success he ...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Tracy E. Hopkins
"Have you ever seen me?/I'm the future/I represent how it's gonna be/I'm the future," heralds the opening track to Lil Bow Wow's precocious debut disc, Beware of Dog. And if the radio and dance floor-friendly single "Bounce with Me" featuring vocals by Xscape is any indication, the 13-year-old wunderkind is well on his way to fulfilling that prophecy. Despite his age, however, Lil Bow Wow is already a rap veteran. At age six, Snoop Doggy Dogg hired the young Ohio native as the opening act for Dr. Dre's Chronic Tour and christened him with his canine moniker. But it's über-producer Jermaine Dupri who gave Bow Wow his big break in hopes of re-creating the success he enjoyed with the adolescent rap duo Kris Kross. As the latest addition to Dupri's So So Def family, the rapid-rhyming Bow Wow holds his own on the bass-booming "Puppy Love," featuring Jagged Edge, the orchestral "Bow Wow That's My Name," and the percolating bounce cut "You Know Me" featuring J.D. and Da Brat. Listen up, MTV's Total Request Live viewers: There's a new pup in town, and his name is Lil Bow Wow.
All Music Guide - Jason Birchmeier
So So Def mastermind Jermaine Dupri and his production/songwriting counterpart Bryan-Michael Cox collaborated with 13-year-old Lil Bow Wow for Beware of Dog, an endearing album graced with several pop-rap gems. The lead single, "Bounce with Me," is the best of the bunch, a feel-good rap song that's refreshingly PG-rated. "Bow Wow That's My Name" is another clear highlight, an enjoyable song featuring Snoop Dogg. Also refreshingly PG-rated is "Ghetto Girls," a ballad with good intentions. It's questionable whether Lil Bow Wow wrote his own rhymes for Beware of Dog one suspects not. All the same, there's no denying the charm and vocal dexterity of Lil Bow Wow, who proves himself genuinely talented, if not exactly a prodigy. He's pretty cute, too.
Entertainment Weekly - David Browne
...an agreeable balance between Nickelodeon-channel pop and genuine hip-hop.

...an agreeable balance between Nickelodeon-channel pop and genuine hip-hop.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/26/2000
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 074646998144
  • Catalog Number: 69981

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro - Bryan-Michael Cox (0:21)
  2. 2 The Future - R.O.C. (2:36)
  3. 3 Bounce With Me - Bow Wow (2:56)
  4. 4 Puppy Love - Bow Wow (3:29)
  5. 5 You Know Me - Bow Wow (3:08)
  6. 6 The Dog in Me - Bow Wow (3:22)
  7. 7 Bow Wow (That's My Name) - Bow Wow (3:44)
  8. 8 This Playboy - R.O.C. (3:37)
  9. 9 Ghetto Girls - Bow Wow (3:15)
  10. 10 You Already Know - Bow Wow (3:18)
  11. 11 Bounce With Me - Bow Wow (7:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Shad Gregory Moss Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor, Vocals
Snoop Dogg Track Performer
Da Brat Track Performer
Xscape Track Performer
Jagged Edge Track Performer
Big Duke Track Performer
Bryan-Michael Cox Track Performer
Technical Credits
Jermaine Dupri Producer, Executive Producer
Brian Frye Engineer
Bernie Grundman Mastering
Erwin Gorostiza Art Direction
Carlton Lynn Engineer
Bill Hermans Engineer
Michael Mauldin Executive Producer
John Horesco IV Engineer
William Marshall Groomer
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This CD Rox!!!

    I have his album: Unleashed, and i listened to all the tracks and i think they, ROK!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    wow

    lil bow wow use to be blazin back then but i do not know what has happened ever since his first cd and hopes he improves because all of his other music is not good.but tis cd is a must have everybody all ages should cop this fosho.......

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I LOVE bowwow

    is that i am an big fan of bow and that i can't wat to i go to his tuor on the 31 and if i met hem i will be so happy

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Bow Wow Is Toppin' tha Charts!

    This young 15 year old rapper is so hott not even the hottest girl could touch him. Lil Bow Wow is probaly one of the best rappers out there in 2002. First he came out with ''Beware Of Dog'', which was a smash hit for the 13 year old. Now, at the age of 15, the rapper has come out with his second album...''Doggy Bag''! This c.d. is topping the charts right now as we speak! It is nice to see a young person's dreams come true...all I have to say now is that We Love You Bow Wow! Keep on doin yo thing..ya heard..

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Why I like the title ''beware of dog''.

    I like the title Beware of dog because it got some pretty good songs in it like ''bounce with me''and ''ghetto girls''.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    LOU the COOLEST

    I THOGHT IT WAS SO COOL I WANT TO LISTEN TO IT ALL DAY THATS HOW COOL YOUR SONG IS FROM SHANNON

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Lil' Bow Wow is movin' on up!

    This CD is great! Bow Wow put a lot into it to make it so good. (u can tell on the CD) I got 1 thing to tell u, BUY IT, BUY IT, it's worth it!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Positive Image

    Lil Bow Wow (known to family as Shad Moss) is a very positive image for us youth of the millenium. His lyrics are profanity free and also set a positive point. I'm a rap fan myself but I don't think you have to curse,talk about sex, drugs, or other explicit content just to earn fans. And that is why Lil Bow Wow is a excellent example for those who want to rap or be in the music industry, they can get an excellent example from Lil Bow Wow himself. And one last thing, his album is excellent and positive and that is why I give it ***** (5) stars.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    LIL BOW WOW IS SO HOT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I THINK THAT LIL BOW WOW CD IS THE BEST CD I EVER HEARD.I THINK HE IS SO CUTE I AM A BIG FAN OF LIL BOW WOW.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great

    I think lil bow wow is the best rapper cense Snoop dog came out

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    LiL Bow Wow is so hot!!!

    LiL bow wow is so cute.(for his age)One of my fave songs is puppy love.I wish lil bow wow would be my boyfriend.I love his whole cd!!I hope i could Meet bow wow and go on a date with him.I LOVE HIM!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    who loves ya?you should know I do.

    Bow Wow, I just wanted to let you know that I love you very very much. I have much luv for ya!! You will always be my #1 shorty. Good luck on your tours and concerts. GOD bless you. (don't forget to send me tickets)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    recognize!!!!!!!!

    BOWWOW IS MINE SO BACK OFF LADIES.I LOVE HIM AND I KNOW THAT I'M HIS BIGGEST FAN.I HAVE A MISS BOW WOW NECKLACE,RING,AND BRACELET,I EVEN HAVE HIS NAME ENGRAVED ON MY CLOTHES I AM HIS BIGGEST FAN AND I KNOW ONCE I FINALLY DO MEET HIM IT WILL BE LIKE LOVE AT 1ST SIGHT SO RECOGNIZE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Bow Wow is a talented teen......

    Lil' Bow Wow has the look and the skills. All he has to do is don't let being famous go to his head and he got it made. I love to sing but, my goal is to be lawyer but, I'd also like to play the drums for a singer/rapper. Anyways BowWow keep doin' yo' thing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    l/b/w lover 4life

    HI BOWWOW. YOU IS SO FINE ARE SHA'LL I SAY SEXY. BOY I WISH I CAN MEET YOU SOMEDAY.IN IF ALL YHA'LL GIRLS LOVE LILBOWWOW THAN SUPPORT HIM LIKE YOU NEED TO.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    RAP SENSATION LIL' BOW WOW HAS TAKEN OFF!

    LIL' MAN'S HOLDING IT DOWN IN HIS FIRST OF MANY CDS TO COME, ''BEWARE OF THE DOG''. THIRTEEN YEAR OLD SENSATION LIL' BOW WOW IS HOLDING HIS OWN IN TODAY'S TOUGH RAP INDUSTRY. FIRST SPOTTED BY SNOOP DOGG AS THE OPENING ACT FOR DR. DRE'S CHRONIC TOUR, LIL' BOW WOW HAS TAKEN OFF AS ONE OF THE PREMIER RAP STARS WITH THE HELP OF JERMAINE DUPRI AND THE SO SO DEF FAMILY. IT'S RARE FOR SUCH A YOUNG KID TO HIT THE BIG TIME IN THE RAP INDUSTRY, ESPECIALLY WITH BOW WOW'S CLEAN STYLE, BUT HE HAS. WITH HIS CLEAN STYLE OF RAP, CATCHY BEATS, AND COLLABORATIONS WITH OTHER RAP SUPER STARS SUCH AS XSCAPE, SNOOP DOGG, DA BRAT, AND R&B GROUP JAGGED EDGE, IT'S NO WONDER THAT BOW WOW HAS TAKEN OFF THE WAY HE HAS. LOOK FOR BOW WOW TO GET LARGER IN THE NEXT YEAR OR SO WITH MORE COLLABORATIONS AND CATCHY BEATS TO GET YOU DANCING.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I LUV U LIL' BOW WOW!!!!

    This cd is the BEST! Everyone needs to purchase it. Lil' Bow Wow you are so Hottttt! You have the cutest face and your songs Rock!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Shawty got skills!!!!!

    I gotta give BowWow his props he is da bomb. I like Bow Wow alot but my friend is in love with him. I saw him on Source Sound Lab and he lit it up. I knew he was going to be a hit when I heard ''Bounce With Me'' for the first time. All I got to say is keep on doin what you doin cuz everybody is lovin it!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I LOVE BOW WOW!!

    I just love him. He is so FINE!!!I can compare him to any other young artist cuz he got it going on.I hope that he is sucsesful during his career.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Lil Bow Wow is so cute

    I think he is a young boy who coming up so fast and stealing little girls heart. He is also taking over at first it was ''Sammie'' now its ''Lil Bow Wow''

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