"Being that my father was never in my life, this just makes me want to give her everything I wished my father had given me," he tells Us. "She's a blessing."
Bow Wow (who first became a music star as "Lil Bow Wow" at age 13) says in his blog that as a kid, "I did everything and saw everything too fast."
For that reason, he hopes "my boo boo" can "have everything I didn't."
"[I] want her to be able to cheerlead with her lil friends without some asshole sticking his camera all in my lil girl face," the first-time father says. "I missed out on so much that I now know how important it is to cherish and have those things in your life."
Bow Wow declines to name the little girl's mom. "Baby gotta stay with they momma and all dat bull. I hate that!" he vented. "So I have to fly 5 hours away to see her."