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 1990s and early 2000s.
In 1989, 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.
Ginuwine appeared in the CBS show Martial Law (TV series) starring Sammo Hung and Arsenio Hall.
In the episode "How Sammo Got His Groove Back" airing November 21, 1998, he plays Hall's nephew, Zeke Meadows, a singer who is a target for murder by a ruthless CD bootlegger.
Mike Patton and Rahzel together perform a cover of "Pony" during their concerts.
Ginuwine covered Prince's "When Doves Cry" single from the movie soundtrack Purple Rain. Later that year, Ginuwine started his own label, Bag Entertainment.
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.
Ginuwine began his career as a member of Swing Mob in the early 1990s.Ginuwine began his career as a member of Swing Mob, a Rochester New York-based record label and music compound founded by Donald "De Vante Swing" De Grate, a member of popular 90's R&B group Jodeci.There, he met rapper Melissa "Missy" Elliott, singer-songwriter Stephen "Static Major" Garrett and producer Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley, who became his main collaborators through the 1990s.After Swing Mob folded, they continued working together on different projects, one of which was Ginuwine's 1996 debut album, titled Ginuwine... The first single, "Pony" showcased his smooth vocals and Timbaland's innovative production style, and the two became a hit-making duo."Pony" peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was used in a karaoke scene from the film Wild Hogs in 2007.Ginuwine spoke against the unofficial release on both his My Space page and through You Tube.