The Jamaica Observer is reporting that William ‘Bunny Rugs’ Clarke, former lead singer of the popular band Third World has died in a Miami hospital. Clarke had been ill for an extended period of time, missing Third World’s 4oth Anniversary celebration last year.
Clarke was born in Mandeville and replaced ‘Prilly’ Hamilton as lead singer for the band in 1976. His first album with the band was ‘96 degrees in the Shade’ but is best known for the hits ‘Now that we found Love’ an O’Jays original, and ‘Try Jah Love’.
Clarke would have turned 66 on Thursday. R.I.P. to a reggae legend.
Read more at the Jamaica Observer.