Darius Carlos Rucker is a singer and songwriter who was born in Charleston, South Carolina in the United States of America on May 13, 1966, to Carolyn Rucker and an unknown father. Rucker rose to stardom following his membership in the rock band Hootie and the Blowfish as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist. Rucker is also a co-writer of most of the band’s songs.
Hootie and the Blowfish is a rock band that was formed at the University of South Carolina in the year 1986. Other founding members of Hootie and the Blowfish are Mark Beyan, Jim Sonefeld, and Dean Felber. Some studio albums of Darius Rucker include Back to Then, Learn to Live, True Believers, and others.