Street Date: Ginuwine Reveals A Softer And More Soulful Side On “Elgin”
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You can’t fight him. You can’t deny him. Ginuwine will you make you love his sound.
Born Elgin Baylor Lumpkin, Ginuwine can boast over a decade in the music game as well as six studio albums to his credit. He is one of R&B’s pre-eminent men of love and affection. His newest project is packed with with soft and sultry ballads, slow jams and up-tempo exploratory songs.
Ginuwine is known for being a smooth, likable and slightly mysterious performer. He’s created an intriguing persona and reveals hidden aspects of it in his newest project, Elgin. From one side of the musical spectrum, to another, he seems to swing a pendulum from sweetness to role and fantasy play.
For example, in the track “What Could Have Been” he draws a special lady closer to him and allows her to see what he has to offer, personally, professionally and physically. Here’s a look and a listen to a softer and subtly powerful Ginuwine!
In other tracks like “Batteries” and “Kidnapped” Ginuwine enters into the realm of role play and offers a detailed and poignant message for a couple who is looking to work their way out of a relationship rut. With a little assistance from Miami rapper, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Trina[/lastfm], “Batteries” offers an up-tempo fix to relationship monotony.
With honest effort and diligence, Ginuwine continues within the thread of sexy, soulful and serene R&B ballads and slow songs, mixed with a bit of spice and funk.
The continuance of the mysterious, the suave and the delicate yet charm and swag of Ginuwine stays within Elgin, leaving the devoted fan wanting more. Ginuwine’s newest project offers lasting R&B stamina and relevance.
3. What Could Have Been
4. Drink Of Choice
5. Why We’re Fighting
7. Batteries featuring Trina
9. How Does Your Heart Forget
10. First Time
13. Batteries (Remix)
14. First Time (Remix)