Elgin Baylor Lumpkin (born October 15, 1970), better known by his stage name Ginuwine, is an American singer, dancer, and actor. Ginuwine began his career as a member of Swing Mob in the early 1990s. Signing to Epic Records as a solo artist in the mid-1990s, 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
A Ginuwine concert review by John Murph on washingtonpost.com concludes that, "Because of the deafening volume and the workmanlike performance of the band, there was little room for nuance or stylistic variety. Basically, all the songs sounded the same and proved undecipherable when unfamiliar; Ginuwine’s strained vocals were muffled. After he concluded with his breakthrough hit, “Pony,” for which the performer donned a red cape and galloped across the stage, the house lights went up, ending the concert on a bizarre and indifferent note."