Local Blues Icon Warner Williams Has Died
Warner Williams has passed away at the age of 91.  Williams, who was born in Takoma Park, often performed alongside Jay Summerour and Eric Selvy as Little Bit A Blues. Warner played at venues throughout Montgomery County and beyond, and would often stop by local open-mic nights at area bars and restaurants.
The band made the announcement this morning on their Facebook page:

Williams was a recipient of a 2011 National Heritage Fellowship awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, which is the United States government’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.

According to their bio, Little Bit of Blues were known for playing in the “Piedmont blues style, a regional variant of the blues that developed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia.”


  1. MoCo Music Icon Logic Announces Retirement

After a career that lasted just over a decade, rapper Logic just announced his retirement on Twitter.

The rapper stated on social media that he would officially retire after the release of his sixth studio album, “No Pressure”, which is set to be released on July 24th.

“It’s been a great decade,” Logic wrote on Twitter. “Now it’s time to be a great father.”

Logic was referring to his son Bobby, who he announced had been born in 2019 to his then fiancee, Brittney Noell.

Between 2009 and 2020, Logic has released 5 studio albums, 1 soundtrack album, and 7 mixtapes. He has been certified gold three times and had his 2017 album “Everybody” go platinum.

Logic was born and raised in the West Deer Park neighborhood of Gaithersburg.

Featured photo courtesy of People Magazine

By Isaac Donsky


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