He is a drummer, percussionist and songwriter born William Calhoun who was active from the 1970s as a member of Rufus featuring Chaka Khan between 1978 and 1979 and also worked with The Gap Band and Leon Russell .
As a songwriter his credits include “Shake It Up”, “I Believe In You” and “Sooner or Later” by the Dazz Band. Albums he appeared on during the course of his career include Will o’ the Wisp by Leon Russell , Street Player by Rufus & Chaka Khan and The Gap Band .
The Gap Band recordings
Baby Baba Boogie (Lonnie Simmons/Charlie Wilson )
Here are Rufus & Chaka Khan performing his “Stay”..