The rumors then took a surprising twist when sources began saying that Bow Wow and Cole were already expecting a child together.
During a game of “Plead the Fif,” Shad was asked “Well at one time they both was my woman, correct?In 2004, Ciara released her debut studio album Goodies, which spawned four commercial singles: "Goodies", "1, 2 Step", "Oh" and "And I". During the same time, she was featured on Missy Elliott's "Lose Control" and Bow Wow's "Like You", both reached No. Ciara released her second studio album, Ciara: The Evolution, in 2006 which spawned the hit singles "Get Up", "Promise", "Like a Boy" and "Can't Leave 'em Alone". The following year, Ciara released her fourth studio album Basic Instinct, which was met with low sales and continued a downward trend in her commercial performance.However, the album included the R&B top-five single "Ride".Ciara has also transitioned into acting and modeling.
In 2006, she made her film debut in All You've Got, followed by Mama, I Want to Sing! In 2013, Ciara had a recurring role in the US TV series, The Game.
In 2016, Ciara signed a signed a modeling contract with IMG.