Bow Wow says he’s don’t with the rap game after his viral Verzuz battle with Soulja Boy

The “Bounce with Me” rapper shared a video on Instagram Tuesday morning, in which he admitted that rapping has become too stressful for him. 

“Y’all…see why I don’t be wanting to rap no…more? This is exactly why I’m at peace. I’m at peace, man,” Bow Wow declares. “I like hosting…making more money than half of y’all rap [dudes]. I like doing my podcast for Fox.” 

He continues, “This…right here is the number-one reason why [I] don’t wanna rap no more. This is the reason why. I do movies, and I do so much other s***. It’s because rap s*** brings stress.”

In the caption, Bow explained what went on behind the scenes before Saturday’s battle. 

“I was so stressed putting this show together in 4 days for VERZUZ! What yall don’t know is our hard drive CRASHED 6 mins before we went live! SEE,” he wrote. 

Bow Wow has previously wrestled with the idea of leaving the music industry on more than one occasion. In 2016, the rapper initially announced his retirement from rap. Then in February this year, Bow Wow revealed plans to pursue his “childhood dreams” of joining the WWE after releasing his upcoming and “last album.”

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