Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker

Darius Carlos Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American musician. He first gained fame as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he founded in 1986 at the University of South Carolina along with Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” 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. 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...

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Discography


10 Country Stars Share Their Favorite Fourth of July Memories

Country music’s biggest stars are looking back on their favorite memories from the Fourth.

Alison Abbey • July 4, 2018

Why Stars Like Kane Brown Call Darius Rucker Country Music’s Official ‘Welcome Wagon’

When anyone decides to begin a career in country music, the first person to welcome them into the family is likely Darius Rucker.

Lauren Laffer • June 20, 2018

Darius Rucker and Friends Are Going ‘Straight to Hell’ in New Western-Inspired Video

Darius Rucker enlisted the help of Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Charles Kelley for a prohibition-era video for “Straight to Hell.”

Lauren Laffer • June 12, 2018