SOLE PLAYS GIN MUMMY

And as a result the idiosyncratically named Elgin Lumpkin III will be blessed with a baby brother or sister. Who may or may not be named after a small Scottish town...

R&B star GINUWINE is set to become a father for the second time.

After a quiet year, during which he was awarded a Soul Train award for his second album, ‘100% Ginwuine’, he has confirmed rumours that he has settled down and is due to become a father again.

In an interview in Vibe magazine, the singer, who also revealed that his father committed suicide two years ago at the age of 78, has admitted that he has set up home with fellow recording artist Sole, who is pregnant with their first child.

Ginwuine already has a son, Elgin Lumpkin III by a previous relationship.

In the interview, Ginuwine admitted that he suffered from depression and nearly became a alcoholic following the shock death of his father, which was closely followed by the death of his mother. However, he turned to music and has poured most of his feeling into his impending album, ‘The Life’.

To register for myNME and receive a free e-mail address, artist news and daily e-mail updates as well as our weekly soul music newsletter