Stage Name: Patoranking
Real Name: Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie
Date of Birth: Born on 27 May, 1990
Birth Place: Ijegun-Egba
Age: 29 years old (2019)
State of origin: Ebonyi State
Occupation: Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter
Net Worth: $1.8 million
Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, popularly called Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and composer born and raised in Ijegun-Egba, date of birth (27 May 1990). He began his musical career years ago doing clandestine collaborations with artists like XProject, Konga, Slam and Reggie Rockstone.
His professional music career began when he signed a record deal with “Igberaga Records” by K-Solo in 2010 and released a song as “Up in D Club” under the label. Patoranking won the award after signing a recording contract with “Demaya Mama Records” by Timma and released his hit “Alubarika”. After a while, he left Dem Mama Records and joined another label called “Foston Musik” and released “Girlie O”, a single that put him there. The following year, which is 2015, the crooner of “Money Dey Find Me” signed a distribution agreement with VP Record, which he announced through his Instagram page.
Patoranking is a Nigerian reggae-dance singer and songwriter, born May 27, 1990 by Mr. and Mrs. Okorie. He lived with his family in an area called Ijegun-Egba Satellite Town before moving to Ebute Metta. He completed his higher education at the Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri after attending the Citizen Comprehensive College Epe. He wrote his SSCE at the Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri.
Patoranking has grown to love musicians like Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Shakar Demus, P Lies, etc. while he grew up listening to his songs. He cited as main musical influences Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chaka Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, Blackface, Tuface and Marvelous Benjy.
He started his career officially as a dancer, dancing with all kinds of songs, especially with the music made in the ghetto and the vibrations of the dance floor in street jam, carnival, concerts and it was important to appear in some local music videos. In 2003 he joined a group of six Afro-hip-hop men known as Da Flavor Squad as the main and younger voice, performing in many shows in and around Lagos. After a while, they separated to pursue their solo career. In a short talk with Entertainment Express in 2012, Patoranking said his stage name was given to him by a Jamaican artist he met at Alpha Beach in Lagos.
Patoranking was born on 27 May 1990 for Mr. and Mrs. Okorie. He grew up in the satellite city of Ijegun Egba and later moved to Ebute Metta. He attended the Citizen Comprehensive College Epe and then attended the Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri. Patoranking began his career in the performing arts as a street dancer and carnival dancer. In a 2012 interview with Entertainment Express, he said his stage name was given to him by a Jamaican artist he met at Alpha Beach in Lagos. Patoranking cited as main musical influences Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chaka Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, Blackface, Tuface and Marvelous Benjy. In the aforementioned interview with Entertainment Express, he said it refers to socio-political problems in his music. He described his music as a morally inclined variation of the dancehall.
In May 2012, Patoranking published a single entitled “Iya Bisi” with Qdot and Kbaj. The song, which is a fusion of dancehall and Fuji, was produced by Drumphase. Patoranking told Entertainment Express that Qdot and Kbaj helped compose the song by sharing ideas with him.
On 12 September 2013, Patoranking released the video and audio for “Alubarika” simultaneously. The song literally translates to “God’s blessings” and presents the voices of Timaya. The music video for “Alubarika”, shot by AJE Films, lasted 4 minutes and 16 seconds. According to an article published by Victor Akande of The Nation, Patoranking described the song as a summary of his life as a musician. He also said that the song opened the door in terms of building a fan base and collaborating with established musicians.
In February 2014 Patoranking signed a recording contract with Foston Musik and closed its affiliations with Dem Mama Records. In an interview with Toolz in The Juice of NdaniTv, Timaya said Patoranking left his seal and was never officially signed.
On 4 February 2014 Patoranking published “Girlie O”, a song produced by WizzyPro. The music video for the song was filmed and directed in London by Moe Musa. It was released February 5, 2014, a day after the audio release.  In the music video, Patoranking frees his neighbor from domestic violence by expressing his innate feelings towards him.
Foston Musik published “Girlie O Remix” on May 19, 2014 with great critical success.  The song contains the voices of Tiwa Savage. He debuted at number 9 on the list of 10 best seats on Naija’s official MTV base. Tiwa Savage told Ehiz of the aforementioned show that he admires Patoranking’s music and decided to approach him to remix. The music video for “Girlie O Remix” was also filmed and directed in London by Moe Musa. Joey Akan of The Pulse commented on the song and said that “in the new remix, the winning basic elements have not been discarded. They have been maintained and improved. The rhythm, chorus and dynamism have been maintained, and the main work is been included in the texts “.
Patoranking appeared in the single “Murda” by Seyi Shay with Shaydee. The song was produced by Dokta Frabz and published April 1, 2014. On May 11, 2014, the music video for “Murda” was uploaded to Vevo. It was directed by Meji Alabi for JM Films.
How old is Patoranking? Patoranking was Born on 27 May, 1990, currently 29years old as at 2019
Which School did Patoranking attended? Patoranking completed his higher education at the Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri after attending the Citizen Comprehensive College Epe. He wrote his SSCE at the Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri ….
Who is Patoranking Girlfriend
Currently it is said that Patoranking is in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend, who is simply known as Leila. It has been suggested that the couple have a child together after several photos published online in 2015.
The singer Alubarika published photos of what was later confirmed to be the younger brother, but he had already sent the internet in a spiral and many suggested that he was his son. In 2017, however, he published more photos, even if without appropriate titles or clarifications, of his pregnant girlfriend and then of him holding a baby with her lying next to him in a hospital bed. Both the artist and his address have not published any statement on the subject.
Patoranking Net Worth
Putting all his assets and endorsement deals into consideration, Patoranking has an estimated net worth of $1.7 million US Dollar, according to several sources,
Patoranking Net Worth in naira
Patoranking net worth in naira is Calculated to be #180,000,000.00million naira with the conversion rate of #360 per dollar ($500,000 * 360 = 80,000,000.00)
About Patoranking parent
Patoranking Parent are yet to be known to the public, we will keep you updated as soon as we get latest update about his parent
Patoranking Cars and House
Apparently, Patoranking is doing very well, having completely entered the international dancehall music scene. He currently lives in a house in Metro Garden, Lekki, Lagos State. Your home has a recording studio that makes your job very simple.
It also has a number of luxury cars that include a Range Rover 2014 SUV, a red Porsche and a Mercedes G Wagon.
God Over Everything Album
On 1 August 2016, Patoranking released their first studio album, God Over Everything. The album features Phyno, Wizkid, Sarkodie, Olamide, Elephant Man and Wasiu Ayinde Marshall. The album was placed at number 4 on the Billboard list of reggae albums.
The Voice Nigeria
Patoranking is now a big star in the entertainment scene in Nigeria. In January 2016, Patoranking was awarded as one of the judges of the first edition of The Voice Nigeria singing competition.
Patoranking Welcome New Born Baby With His Beautiful British Girlfriend
The Patoranking girlfriend gave birth to a child. The singer recently shared a photo of himself as he takes his son with his British mother on Instagram. The singer has finally reached the long series of famous dads.
AFFRIMA Awards for Best Dancehall Artist in 2015
Headies Award for Best Pop Song, Best Reggae/Dance hall Single in 2015
The Headies 2014 for Best Collabo( “Girlie O Remix”
(featuring Tiwa Savage), Best Reggae/Dancehall Single “Murda”
(Seyi Shay featuring Shaydee and Patoranking
2014 Channel O Music Video Awards for Most Gifted Newcomer and Most Gifted Ragga Dancehall
City People Entertainment Awards for Most Popular Song of the Year and Best Collabo of the Year with “Allubarika”
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Collaboration ( “Emergency”
(Wizzy Pro featuring Runtown, Skales, and Patoranking)
Nigeria Music Video Awards for Best Dance Hall/Reggae Video( “Allubarika”
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards for African Artiste Of The Year
Mtvbase Awards for Best New Act
Tooxlusive Awards for Best Afropop Song
Ben TV for Best New Act, Best Reggae/Dancehall and Best Collaboration
The Headies 2014 for Next Rated, Best Collabo Best Reggae/Dancehall Single”Emergency” (Wizz Pro featuring Skales, Patoranking and Runtown) “Girlie O Remix” (featuring Tiwa Savage)
City People Entertainment Awards for Dancehall/Reggae Act of the Year
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best New Act of the Year
Shortly after hitting limelight, during an interview, reggae/dancehall singer, Patoranking described his brand of reggae music as ‘a morally inclined variation of dance-hall music’, but in the music videos of four of his songs, ‘Girlie O’, ‘Daniella Whine’, ‘Available’, and ‘Suh Different’, he contradicted himself with a lot of nudity.
Patoranking Nollywood actress, Princess Peters releases debut single titled ‘Aigbovbiosa’(Opens in a new browser tab) In a chat with Showtime, the versatile singer explained why it seems like he contradicted himself in the mentioned music videos.
“Music, as I always say is a spirit and a painting. Like all paintings, it contains uncountable colors and different expressions explain the vibe it has. So, also these listed songs were for the portrayal of the vibe behind the inspiration of the songs.
It was all about dance and I chose the physical feminine expression of it to connect with my female fans as well as appreciate how cool they interpret sounds and rhythm”, he said in defense.
Speaking about his music sojourn since he gained stardom, he said; “It’s been a hard journey naturally, as nothing comes easy, but most importantly; it’s been one of thorough self-growth and lessons.
I’m not where I am going yet but I’m aware that I’m not where I started either and I’m super grateful for that.
It’s been an adventure and I’m looking forward to more milestones.” He added that the long duration he had to wait for before gaining stardom challenged him to become successful.
How Wizkid stole show at Patoranking’s album listening party
It is normal that the celebrants are the curiosity of all eyes on every occasion, but it was not the case of the reggae / dancehall singer, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, also known as Patoranking, in the party of his next album which will be released under the title ‘Wilmer’ , which was held in a private room in Ikoyi, Tuesday night.
While Patoranking was busy inviting guests to sing songs from the album, the pop star, wizkid came face down around 10:45 pm, the standing ovation from the guests who were uncontrollable excited to see the acclaimed “Starboy”.
As expected, the DJ stopped playing Patoranking songs and started playing those wizkid as he walked directly to the point where the self-proclaimed ‘African Bad Girl’ was sitting Tiwa Savage, like Omawumi, Seyi Shay, 2Baba, Annie Idibia, Sound Sultan and many others Music stars joined them to celebrate.
Talking to the daily E-album 12 songs named after his daughter, Wilmer Okorie, Patoranking noted that the album comes from a place of love and pain.
“This album comes from a place of love and pain. I put my heart and soul into this album. Wilmer was purely a blessing and I hope this project encourages, motivates and bless him.
The trip was not easy, but we are grateful for where we are going. God bless each of you and all those who have been part of this masterpiece, “Oba Saheed Elegushi, Larry Gaga, Sound Sultan, DJ Neptune, DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Spinall, Phyno, wizkid , 2Baba, Annie Idibia said. , Don Jazzy, D’Banj, Tiwa Savage, Omawumi, Yemi Alade, Seyi Shay, Chinko ekun, Cobhams Asuquo, TIMI DAKOLO, Victor AD, Ycee, Jaywon, Ushbebe, Funny Bone, Olisa Adibua, Sunday are, Johnny Drille, Magnito , Ric Hassani, Chris Ubosi, were among the others who adorned the festival of the stars.