The Jamaica music fraternity was plunged into mourning after the passing of “Carrot” formerly of world-renowned group Third World.
“Carrot” whose correct name is Irvin Jarett was found dead at his home on Tuesday.
Among his last contributions to the famous group was his involvement in the group’s hit 96 degrees in the shade.
Among those who paid tribute to the late musician was Culture Minister Olivia Grange who said “a cloud of sorrow has settled over the music fraternity and those in health care, in particular, with the sudden passing today of Irvin ‘Carrot’ Jarrett, former member of Third World Band and latterly a Naturopathic Health Practitioner.”
Carrot was one of the original members of Third World and played with the group for 16 years before his departure.