Maze co-founder McKinley "Bug" Williams dies

We've just learned that McKinley "Bug" Williams, longtime percussionist for Maze, has died of an apparent heart attack. The Philadelphia-born Williams was a life long friend of group lead Frankie Beverly and formed Maze with Beverly following the transition out of a group called the Butlers.

On the Maze website, Williams is quoted as follows: "I've never really played with anyone else. I always wanted the same basic things that Frank wanted for the band and my attitude was, 'let's take it to the max.'"

That he always did. He will be missed.

READ OUR BIOGRAPHY AND SEE VIDEO OF FRANKIE BEVERLY AND MAZE

We've just learned that McKinley "Bug" Williams, longtime percussionist for Maze, has died of an apparent heart attack. The Philadelphia-born Williams was a life long friend of group lead Frankie Beverly and formed Maze with Beverly following the transition out of a group called the Butlers.

On the Maze website, Williams is quoted as follows: "I've never really played with anyone else. I always wanted the same basic things that Frank wanted for the band and my attitude was, 'let's take it to the max.'"

That he always did. He will be missed.

READ OUR BIOGRAPHY AND SEE VIDEO OF FRANKIE BEVERLY AND MAZE

 

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