Why Shad 'Bow Wow' Moss Still Lives with His Mom!

While some 28-year-old guys might not be too crazy about still living with their mom, Bow Wow—who now goes by his given name Shad Moss—wouldn’t have it any other way.

Check Out CSI: Cyber's Shad 'Bow Wow' Moss and Erica Mena's Sexy Engagement Photos

What do you get when you pair a young rapper-actor with a sultry VH1 reality star? In this case, some seriously sexy engagement pictures.

Rapper and CSI: Cyber actor Shad “Bow Wow, 27, popped the question to Love and Hip Hop: New York’s Erica Mena, 28, last September.

“I’ve known Erica for a long, long time,” Moss told PEOPLE.

Bow Wow Films First Sex Scene

Looks like Bow Wow is all grown up.

The 21-year-old rapper-turned-actor – now known by his real name, Shad Moss – just shot his first sex scene for HBO’s Entourage.

“It’s with a porn star,” he told PEOPLE Wednesday night during the N.Y.C. premiere of the show’s fifth season. “It was unreal because I didn’t know that I had a sex scene until that day. When I saw a robe in my trailer, I thought, am I taking a bath?”

Bow Wow Talks Early Retirement, 'I Want to Be Will Smith'

At the ripe age of 21, rapper Bow Wow is already seriously considering retirement. “After the eighth album, I’m done,” the rapper told MTV News.

In the interview, Bow Wow says acting is his passion and he wants to direct all his focus to the screen. His seventh album, The Pedigree, is due out later this year. “[I have] probably one more in me and that’s eight. Like, I’m one [album] behind Nas, and that’s crazy.”

Bow Wow Comes Clean on Hospital Stay

Rapper Bow Wow has admitted his hospitalization last week was not due to “exhaustion and stress,” as his rep had claimed, but, in fact, because of blood loss that followed an angry pre-concert outburst in which he severely cut his hand.

Bow Wow Hospitalized After Ohio Concert

Twenty-year-old rapper Bow Wow was rushed to the hospital on Thursday night after a concert performance in Cincinnati. He’s currently recuperating and “in good spirits,” his label says.

Bow Wow, who’s on tour with Chris Brown and Sean Kingston, has now canceled his Friday night concert in Chicago after he suffered from “a combination of exhaustion and stress,” according to his rep. He’s recuperating and promises his Chicago fans “he will be sure to come back soon.”– Tiffany McGee

Ciara, Bow Wow Call It Quits

Ciara and Bow Wow, the popular R&B and hip-hop artists who collaborated on the hit “Like You,” have ended their one-year relationship, TEEN PEOPLE reports.

A New York City DJ first reported the split after Bow Wow was spotted with another woman in Los Angeles last weekend.

Tracy Nguyen, a spokesperson for Ciara, 20, confirmed the news saying: “I cannot comment on the reason, but can confirm that Ciara and Bow Wow have split.”

Bow Wow, 19, also confirmed the breakup, telling TEEN PEOPLE: “Ciara and I have parted ways. I wish her all the best.”