Birth Place: Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Years Active: 1986 – Present
Genres: Rock, R&B, Country
Darius Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American musician. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, he first gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in 1986 at the University of South Carolina along with Mark Bryan, Jim Sonefeld and Dean Felber. The band has released five studio albums with him as a member, and charted six Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart. Rucker co-wrote the majority of the band's songs with the other three members. He released a solo R&B album, “Back to Then,” in 2002 on Hidden Beach Recordings but did not chart any singles from it. Six years later, Rucker signed to Capitol Recor...
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