Hip-Hop Icon Bow Wow to Meet & Greet Fans at Hawthorne In-Store Celebrating the Release of Wanted


  Who:       Hip-Hop Icon Bow Wow
  What:      An in-store fan meet & greet celebrating the release of Wanted
  Where:     Best Buy (5000 W. 147th Street, Hawthorne, California)
  When:      Wednesday, June 29, Beginning at 6pm (MEDIA CALL: 5pm)

Multi-platinum rap icon Bow Wow will meet and greet his fans at a special in-store appearance celebrating the release of Wanted, the hip-hop superstar's eagerly-awaited new album, on Wednesday, June 29 at Best Buy (5000 W. 147th Street, Hawthorne), beginning at 6pm (MEDIA CALL: 5pm).

Currently a Top 20 record on the Billboard Hot 100, Bow Wow's latest single, "Let Me Hold You," is lighting up the nation's airwaves providing fans with a first taste of Wanted, the avidly-anticipated successor to the artist's 2003 bestselling Unleashed.

Wanted is being released -- as both a traditional CD and as a DualDisc -- on July 12.

2005 is shaping up to be a very big year for Bow Wow. In addition to the release of his new album, Bow Wow is scheduled to light up the big screen this fall with a starring role in the feature film, "Roll Bounce," a teenage skater-dramedy set in the late 1970s.

Bow Wow will join fellow chart-topper Omarion as co-headliners on the Scream Tour IV Presents: The Heart Throb Tour beginning July 22 in Trenton, New Jersey and winding up September 4 in Miami.



SOURCE: Sony Urban/ Columbia Records

CONTACT: Edwin Banacia of Sony Urban Music, New York, +1-212-833-5072,

Web site: http://www.columbiarecords.com/