The album also included "Bow Wow (That's My Name)" featuring Snoop Dogg, which topped the rap chart, In 2002, his second album Doggy Bag was released with singles "Take Ya Home" which peaked at #72 on the Hot 100 and #21 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and "Thank You" with Jagged Edge, #1 on the R&B chart. New Jack City II, his sixth album, was released in March 2009 and his first album to include a Parental Advisory: Steven Roberts of MTV News observed that this album explored "the influence of crack cocaine in inner-city communities" and featured such guests as T. Three promo singles were released in late 2008: "Marco Polo" featuring Soulja Boy, "Big Girls", and "Roc The Mic".
At the age of 13, in 2000 he debuted with Beware of Dog under the stage name Lil' Bow Wow. Bow Wow appeared on the remix of Jo Jo's single "Baby It's You" in 2004. Its first single was "Let Me Hold You", featuring Omarion, and peaked at #1 on the rap chart and #4 on the Hot 100.
Its debut single was "Bounce with Me", which featured R&B girl group Xscape. The next single, "Like You", featuring Ciara, coincided with the beginning of Bow Wow's relationship with the singer.