Patoranking : Nigerian Dancehall Artist

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PPatoranking is a famous reggae singer who debuted in 2009 with his song “So Nice”. His real name is Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, however, he is generally referred to by his stage name, Patoranking allotted to him by one of his Jamaican followers.

Patoranking happened to be an exuberant dancer and thus resided with dancing as his professional choice. It was later in his life that he realized that he has been bestowed with the gift of singing as well. His first few songs were released under the K-Solo’s label including “So Nice”, “Anything Goes”, “Jolly” and “Hold am” and several others.

One of his songs, “Alubarika”, was the most liked by the audiences as it often got played on the radio for the fans who constantly sent in requests for this single which was recorded under the Timaya Dem Mama Records label. It undoubtedly became a source of excessive cash flow in his way.

He’s got also worked with collaboration with various artists and continues to rise to popularity on account of these endeavors. Between the many songs of which put him with limelight are “Up with D-Club”, and “Girlie O”. The songs by him gain acceptance not only because of the remarkable music but also due to the meaningful lyrics throwing light around the political conditions, domestic violence and his expedition to be a musician to name several.

Patoranking was agreed upon in by Foston Musik with 2014. He also pictures a video for the remix of “Girlie O” which often supplemented to their admiration.

He has also been nominated for various categories in a number of award shows and has also the recognize of winning quite some of them namely; Next Scored, Best Collabo intended for “emergency”, Best Reggae/Dancehall Solitary for “Girlie O Remix” with the The Headies 2014 affair, Dancehall/Reggae Act with the Year at the town People Entertainment Prizes, Best New Act with the Year at the particular 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

He certainly commenced as dancer nevertheless years later in the present time he or she is surely well regarded for his performing capabilities and continues to impress the audience regarding his talent.

You can find Patoranking songs and collaborations on our West African Music Station. It is said that Patoranking sounds very similar to Jamaican dancehall artist Konshens, who is featured on our Dancehall station.

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