A former member of the internationally-acclaimed reggae band, Third World, Irvin “Carrot” Jarrett, is dead.
He was 69-years-old.
The acclaimed musician was found unresponsive at home today. Jarrett was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
His cause of death is not immediately clear. Mr. Jarrett was also a naturopathic holistic health practitioner.
At the time of his death, Mr. Jarrett was reportedly employed to Radio Jamaica where he hosted the show, ‘Living Well’ on Friday mornings.
However, he first achieved prominence as a member of Third World where he served as a drummer and percussionist.
Third World is known for songs including – Now That We’ve Found Love, 96 Degrees In The Shade and Always Around.
Entertainer, Nadine Sutherland, musician, Stephen Cat Coore, Executive Chairperson of Phase Three Productions Limited, Dr. Marcia Forbes, politician Kari Douglas and businessman, Wayne Chen were among the people who used social media today to pay tribute to Mr. Jarrett.
Irvin Carrot Jarrett recently appeared in a video posted to YouTube. He discussed some of his upcoming projects and collaborations.