Ginuwine and Redskins running back Clinton Portis

Friends and family prep for the big surprise.

This past weekend, Tonya Lumpkin, a.k.a. rapper Sole threw a surprise birthday party bash for hubby R&B sensation Ginuwine at D.C.’s newest rooftop bar Eden. The couple celebrated with close family and friends, including Redskins running back Clinton Portis. Media in attendance included NBC 4′s Teneille Gibson, Rolling Stone’s Nelson Lewis, Washington Examiner‘s Nikki Schwab, and Metromix.com’s Dorothy Redmond.

Ginuwine plans to drop his newest single “What Could Have Been”, off of his seventh studio album “Elgin”, in early February. Ginuwine’s book, entitled “My Ride”, as well as his reality show, are also scheduled to release in 2011. Most importantly…in the next couple of weeks, Ginuwine plans to give away his own Range Rover to a lucky Twitter follower. (Follow him at @ginuwine09.)