Ginuwine returns to his bump'n'grind roots with The Senior.
Ginuwine returns to his bump'n'grind roots with The Senior. The artist's fourth studio set, the album marks a return to the sexually-driven party anthems that put him on the map. For immediate proof, look no further than the lead single, the R. Kelly-produced, guitar driven "Hell Yeah" (featuring Baby). Kelly and Clipse join Ginuwine and Baby on the single's all-star remix. With a recent string of successful midtempos and ballads—most notably "Differences" and "Stingy"—under his belt, it's interesting that Ginuwine feels the need to step up the pace on The Senior. The result is a decidedly party atmosphere—one that rarely slows down. But when the tempo does drop, Ginuwine deftly soars as a singer. "Love You More" and "Our First Born" wonderfully reflect Ginuwine's softer side. The Senior, like a senior in high school, shows both maturity and the potential for further growth.—RH