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Ginuwine performing in 2014
Ginuwine performing in 2014
Background information
Birth nameElgin Baylor Lumpkin
Also known asTornado[1]
Born (1970-10-15) October 15, 1970 (age 52)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
OriginForestville, Maryland, U.S.
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • dancer
  • actor
Years active1991–present
Formerly of
Solé (m. 2003–2015)

Elgin Baylor Lumpkin (born October 15, 1970), better known by his stage name Ginuwine, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. He was born in Washington, D.C.. He rose to fame as a member of Swing Mob in the early 1990s. In the mid-1990s, he signed to Epic Records. Ginuwine has released a number of multi-platinum and platinum-selling albums and singles, becoming one of R&B's top artists during the late 1990s and early 2000s.[3]

Ginuwine received the Urban Music Icon Award at 2021 Black Music Honors.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "From The Bassment: Ginuwine aka Tornado", The Thomas Crown Chronicles, August 3, 2010.
  2. "Ginuwine is an R&B Legend". April 28, 2017.
  3. Huey, Steve. "Ginuwine – Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved December 29, 2008.
  4. "Angie Stone & Ginuwine Open Up About Being Awarded At The Black Music Honors". Alexus Renée Celebrity Myxer. June 1, 2021. Retrieved September 24, 2021.