Bow Wow Reveals Business Plans, Shows Love to Hometown


his latest album The Price of Fame recently hitting stores (Dec. 19), rapper

Bow Wow is ending the year on a strong note. The

rapper is taking his success outside of the rap arena with a new sneaker store

and fast food franchise. "I’m

franchising my own McDonald’s, I’m thinking about getting a little share

in the Atlanta Hawks, and I co-own a sneaker store — Prestigious [in Atlanta],"

the rapper told the Columbus Dispatch. "I just thought, "Why

not make money on stuff that I love? " Bow

Wow, a Reynoldsburg, Ohio native, paid a visit to his hometown today (Dec. 28),

as he talked to youth at Barnett Recreation Center and participated in the Winter

Basketball Invitational. The

lyricist coached one of the teams against the opposing squad, which was coached

by Columbus mayor Michael B. Coleman. The

Price of Fame is in stores now.