|Released March 16, 1999|
100% Ginuwine (1999) The Life (2001)
Release date 16 March 1999
Label 550 Music - Epic
|Recorded July 5, 1997 – September 10, 1998|
Producer Ginuwine (exec.), Barry Hankerson (exec.), Harry Hankerson (exec.), Jomo Hankerson (exec.), Ted Bishop, Jonathan "Mookie" Morant, Timbaland
Genres Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues, Hip hop soul
Awards Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Male
Similar Ginuwine albums, Contemporary R&B albums
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100% Ginuwine is the second studio album from American R&B artist Ginuwine, released March 16, 1999, on 550 Music and distributed through Epic Records. It featured the hit singles "What's So Different?", "So Anxious" and "Same Ol' G".
The album peaked at number five on the Billboard 200 chart. By August 2000 it was certified double platinum in sales by the RIAA, after sales exceeding two million copies in the United States.
Release and reception
The album peaked at five on the U.S. Billboard 200 and reached the second spot on the R&B Albums chart. The album was certified gold in June 1999 and double platinum by August 2000.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic stated that the album included "more inventive productions and a stronger set of songs" than Ginuwine's previous work. Erlewine gave credit to producer Timbaland's instrumentals but still remarked that "Ginuwine remains the star of the show, thanks to his rich, inviting voice."
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
1 "Same Ol' G" was released as a single from the soundtrack to the film Dr. Dolittle and later added to the track list of 100% Ginuwine.
Information taken from Allmusic.
2Little Man’s Bangin’ Lude2:36
3What's So Different3:57