Latest Tea on Ginuwine


Latest Tea on Ginuwine

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Photo Credit: Instagram

Photo Credit: Instagram

By: Amanda Anderson-Niles

Looks like R&B singer Ginuwine may have more problems on his hands than his troubled relationship with his daughter. According to reports, he’s actually very close to filing for bankruptcy and a recent divorce from Solé is partly to blame.

The New York Daily News writes:

The news of the downfall came during a pretrial hearing pitting Ginuwine — real name Elgin Baylor Lumpkin — against Robert Reives, executive producer of his hit debut album, “The Bachelor.”

“Mr. Lumpkin is very close to declaring bankruptcy,” Ginuwine’s lawyer, Bruce Beckner, said. “He owes my firm a ton of money and a bunch of other people a ton of money. He owes Uncle Sam 300-odd thousand dollars in back income taxes.”

Beckner attributed the money trouble to a recent divorce from his wife, the rapper Solé.

Reives says he is owed royalties from a $1.25 million five-album deal Ginuwine signed with Sony, and seeks as much as $250,000.

Amanda is a TV junkie with a passion for all things reality television. She's from Decatur, GA.


  1. Babygirl

    November 10, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    Wait when did him and Sole get divorced?

    • Nicole

      November 10, 2014 at 6:06 pm

      Yeah I missed that.

  2. julyol1972

    November 10, 2014 at 5:56 pm

    I guess those bills on his IG were Monopoly money!

    • Anonymous

      November 10, 2014 at 6:27 pm


  3. WhatWhat

    November 10, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    Of course. He hasn’t had a hit in years.

  4. Anonymous

    November 10, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    So many artists end up broke when their careers cool off. That is why you should always save and invest when you’re doing well.

  5. Chelly

    November 10, 2014 at 6:14 pm

    I remember that terrible performance he had not too long ago with Tyrese and Tank. He was acting like he was on drugs. Then the whole daughter thing. Seems like his life is one big mess.

  6. Ms. Jackson

    November 10, 2014 at 6:31 pm

    I guess Sole got tired of his pony.

    • Smoochie Redrum

      November 10, 2014 at 6:43 pm


    • Hershey

      November 10, 2014 at 7:09 pm


  7. Yeah I Said It!

    November 10, 2014 at 6:59 pm


  8. Hershey

    November 10, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    Well that’s the music business for you!!!! Most of them go broke.

  9. hm

    November 10, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    not sure what happened to his looks but they left a long time ago. sole looks different too. must be in the diet.

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