Since its founding in 1986, Hootie & the Blowfish has included Darius Rucker as its lead singer. While attending the University of South Carolina, he met bandmates Dean Felber, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, and Mark Bryan.
Bryan initially overheard Rucker singing throughout the bathe, and the two shortly started performing collectively, defending R.E.M. songs. Later, they launched in Felber, and in 1989, Sonefeld lastly joined.
Rucker has recorded six studio albums as a member of Hootie & the Blowfish: Cracked Rear View (1994), Fairweather Johnson (1996), Musical Chairs (1998), Scattered, Smothered & Covered (2000), Hootie & the Blowfish and Looking for Lucky (2005).
Six of these albums peaked throughout the excessive 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. Songs written by Rucker, Bryan, and Felber are included on all six albums.
Darius Rucker Parents: Meet Mother Carolyn Rucker
Carolyn Rucker is the mother of Darius Rucker. Darius Rucker was raised alongside alongside together with his three sisters and two brothers by his lone mother, Carolyn, who was a nurse on the Medical University of South Carolina.
Rucker claimed that his father was absent regularly and that he solely ever seen him on Sundays sooner than church. His father carried out with The Traveling Echoes, a gospel group.