R&b Singer

Elgin Baylor Lumpkin, better known by his stage name Ginuwine is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Signed to Epic Records since the mid-1990s, Ginuwine had released a number of multi-platinum and platinum-selling albums and singles, becoming one of R&B's top artists during the late 1990's and early 2000's . He formed a supergroup with H-Town and Playa.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ginuwine.


1970 Birth Ginuwine was born on October 15, 1970 in Washington, D.C. He is named after NBA legend Elgin Baylor, who is also a Washington native.


1993 22 Years Old In 1993, he graduated from Forestville High School (now known as Forestville Military Academy) in Forestville, Maryland and later graduated from Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland with a paralegal associate's degree. … Read More
1996 25 Years Old After Swing Mob folded, they continued working together on different projects, one of which was Ginuwine's 1996 debut album, titled Ginuwine The Bachelor. … Read More
1999 28 Years Old 1 More Event
After his second album, 100% Ginuwine, was released in 1999, Ginuwine and Timbaland grew apart. … Read More


2001 30 Years Old In 2001, Ginuwine had a number-four hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with the single "Differences", which also peaked at number-one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
2002 31 Years Old Within a year, Ginuwine lost both of his parents. He later wrote and recorded a song which is featured on his third album The Life entitled "Two Reasons I Cry". In 2002, Ginuwine was a feature artist on P. … Read More
2005 34 Years Old Ginuwine's fifth album, Back II Da Basics, was released on November 15, 2005. The album debuted at number 12 on the Billboard 200, selling close to 100,000 copies. Ginuwine stated on BET's Top 100 countdown that the album went Gold with sales of 500,000 copies. In May 2007, an album entitled I Apologize was released in stores. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old In 2007, Ginuwine collaborated with Canadian hip-hop artist Belly in the latter's debut solo song "Pressure", which was featured in Belly's debut album the Revolution, released in June 2007. … Read More
2008 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Ginuwine announced on his Myspace Blog on August 21, 2008 that due to label and legal issues, they will not be able to release an official TGT album. … Read More


2011 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Ginuwine's seventh studio album Elgin was released on Valentine's Day in 2011. … Read More
2013 42 Years Old Their Grammy nominated debut album Three Kings was released in 2013. … Read More
2014 43 Years Old In November 2014 he announced he and Solé had separated. Their divorce was finalized July 22, 2015. … Read More
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