Clinark, (pronounced Klin_ark) is known as " The Reggae Torch." His real name is Clinarke Dill. He was born on the British colony of Bermuda. He sang and played keyboards and drums. for top bands. A chronic bout of vertigo caused Dill to turn his back on music in 1999.
Dill was encouraged to return to music in 2004. He wrote and recorded the vocals for a song called 'Dem Come' (2004) under the name of 'Dill-in-Jah, this was for UK label Dread Unity. He accepted an invitation to record in London and moved to England in 2005 and formed the independent record label, Nurture Projects Music, with his management and co-songwriter, Juliet Edwards and produced a demo with producer, Eric Edwards. In February 2006, Dill joined a small concert tour with singer Zema and Dutch band Poor Man Friend. This allowed him to release his first album, "Clinark Live in Holland."
He released his debut studio album "Journey to Foreign."(2008), Produced by Mafia and Flaxy at Stingray Studios. The 20 track album included collaborations with Maxi Priest with the song "Better Tomorrow" receiving a nomination as "'Song of the Year" (2009). He also collaborated with Richie Spice, Luciano, Kofi, Brinsley Forde (Aswad) Irie Love, Fantan Mojah and Gramps and Peetah Heritage and Troy Anthony. He was nominated for two British Reggae Industry Awards, "A Tribute to Michael Jackson." (2010) and "Journey to Foreign in Deluxe album (2010).
His previous works include "I'll Be There" (2009) just before Jackson's passing, He released an E.P, "The Solution"(2015) and 2 more tribute singles "Float- A Tribute to Muhammed Ali" & "Chicago"(2016). He also released singles Bob Marley tributes "Guiltiness" (2017) and "Africa Unite "(2018). "Unite Forget About The Fight" (2018).He is also releasing a new Jackson cover song "Who is it" on 29 June 2018.