Darius Rucker

“You gotta laugh and love and take all life has to give. You gotta live and learn so you can learn to live.”

  • Name: Darius Rucker
  • Born: May 13, 1966
  • From: Charleston, South Carolina
  • Occupation: Musician
  • Works: Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It, It Won’t Be Like This For Long, Come Back Song, For The First Time
  • Awards: Grammy Awards: Best New Artist – Hootie & the Blowfish (1995), Grammy Awards: Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal – “Let Her Cry) (1996), British Country Music Association Awards: International Album of the Year – Southern Style (2015), Academy of Country Music Awards: Gary Haber Lifting Lives Award – Darius Rucker (2018)

Born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, his passion for singing started at his local church choir. Once he attended college, he took his passion for singing more seriously and joined a band with his friends to form “Hootie & the Blowfish.” He moved on to focus on his solo career and country music, which inspired many to break the divide associating race with music genres.

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