"I wanted to get involved because cancer affects everybody. Cancer is such a devastating thing," Darius told The Boot. "The American Cancer Society is working hard to make it so there's less cancer and more birthdays." Lady Antebellum and Keith Urban – have also participated in the campaign.
Cancer hits particularly close to home in the Rucker household. Darius' father-in-law and niece are both battling the disease. "It's been pretty tough," says the singer, who lives in Charleston, S.C. with his three children and wife of ten years, Beth.