Patoranking Biography, Age, Early Life,Family, Songs, Albums, Net Worth And More

Patoranking Biography
Patoranking is a top singer, songwriter and dancer. He has been active in the Nigerian music industry since 2009. We'd be seeing Patoranking's biography, date of birth, age, family, girlfriend, children, early life, education, songs, albums, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.
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Patoranking Profile

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Full Name: Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie
Stage Name: Patoranking
Date of birth: 27th May, 1990
Age: 29 years
Nationality: Nigeria
Daughter: Wilmer
Occupation: Singer, songwriter and dancer
Genres: Reggae, dancehall
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 2009–present
Labels: Amari Musiq, VP Records
Associated acts: Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Elephant Man, Morgan Heritage, Busy Signal, Bera
Net Worth: $2 million

Patoranking Biography, Date Of Birth, Family, Early Life, Education, Career

Born on the 27th of May, 1990 as Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, Patoranking is a top Nigerian singer, songwriter and artist.
He was born and raised up in Ijegun-Egba Satellite Town, but originally from Onicha. He attended the Citizen Comprehensive College Epe, Lagos and later Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri. Patoranking started his performing arts career as a carnival dancer in Lagos.
According to Patrick, his stage name 'Patoranking' was given to him by Jamaican artist he met at Alpha Beach in Lagos. He said that his music genre was inspired by the likes of Bob Marley, Chaka Demus, Buju Banton, Blackky, Lucky Dube, Fela Kuti, Tuface, Marvelous Benjy, Majek Fashek and Blackface.
In an interview with Entertainment Express, Patoranking said that he references socio-political issues in his music. He described his music as a morally inclined variation of dancehall.

In the middle of 2012, Patoranking released a single titled 'Iya Bisi' which he featured Kbaj and Qdot. The song which was produced by Drumphase was a fusion of dancehall and Fuji. He told Entertainment Express that Kbaj and Qdot contributed a lot towards the composition of the song by sharing ideas with him.

On the 12th of September 2013, Patoranking simultaneously released the audio and official video for 'Alubarika' which featured vocals from Timaya. The song literally translates to 'God's Blessings' and the video was directed by AJE Films. Patoranking described the song as a summary of his life as a musician and also said that the song helped open doors for him in terms of working with established musicians and also building a fan base.

In February 2014, Patoranking ended his affiliations with Dem Mama Records (DM), a label owned by Timaya and signed a new deal with Foston Musik. Timaya in an interview with Toolz on NdaniTV's 'The Juice' said that Patoranking was never officially signed to the DM Records.
Few days after signing the new deal, Patoranking released a new a new song 'Girlie O' which was produced by WizzyPro. The 'Girlie O' official music video was shot in London and directed by Moe Musa.
On 19 May 2014, Foston Musik released the remix of 'Girlie O' featuring Patoranking and it debuted at No. 9 on MTV Base's Official Naija Top 10 chart. Tiwa Savage during a TV show with Ehiz revealed that admires Patoranking's music and decided to reach out to him to do the remix. The remix video was also shot by Moe Musa in London.
"On the new remix, the basic winning elements were not discarded. They were retained and improved. The beat, chorus, and dynamism were held onto, and major work put into the lyrics."
Pulse' Joey Akan of the commented on the song.
Patoranking alongside Shaydee was featured on Seyi Shay's single, 'Murda' which was released on the 1st of April 2014 and produced by Dokta Frabz. The music video, which was directed by Meji Alabi for JM Films was uploaded onto Vevo on May 11, 2014.

2015 marked a great success in Patoranking's music career as 2 of his singles 'My Woman, My Everything' and 'Daniella Whine' became chart toppers on the MTV base Official Naija Top 10 Chart. 'My Woman, My Everything' debuted at number 2 in the charts while 'Daniella Whine' debuted at number 4 and later moved to number 1.

List of Patoranking's Singles

Below are the list of Patoranking's singles and their year of release:
• So Nice - 2009
• Up in D Club - 2010
• Iya Bisi (ft Kbaj and Qdot) - 2012
• Tonite (with Faze) - 2013
• Park Well - 2013
• Alubarika (ft. Timaya) - 2013
• Gravity - 2013
• Girlie O - 2014
• Sex Tape - 2014
• Girlie O (Remix) (ft Tiwa Savage) - 2014
• Daniella Whine - 2015
• My Woman, My Evrything (ft Wande Coal) - 2015
• Gal Ting Riddim (Cover) - 2015
• Make Am - 2015
• Another Level - 2016
• No Kissing Baby (ft Sarkodie) - 2016
• Love You Die - 2017 (ft Diamond Platnumz)
• Available - 2017
• Sunshine - 2018
• Suh Different - 2018
• Heal D world - 2018
• Everyday - 2018
• Confirm (ft. Davido) - 2019
• Lenge Lenge - 2019


Patoranking has released two albums:
• God over Everything - 2016
• Wilmer - 2019

Guest appearances

Patoranking has featured a good number of artists which are listed blow:
• Baba (Slimmz ft. Patoranking) - 2010
• Oju Kan Remix (Tupengo ft. Skales, Seriki, Reminisce, Phenom, Kel and Patoranking)  - 2011
• Emergency (WizzyPro ft. Runtown, Skales, and Patoranking) - 2013
• Tonite (with Faze) - 2013
• Judah (Chopstix ft. Endia and Patoranking) - 2014
• Lala BamBam (Silver Jae ft. Patoranking) - 2014
• Galilee (Karat Kid ft. Patoranking) - 2014
• Murda (Seyi Shay ft. Patoranking and Shaydee) - 2014
• Early MoMo (DJ Hazan ft. Patoranking) - 2014
• Another One (Sagga Lee ft. Patoranking) - 2014
• In Da Club (Abiz ft. Patoranking) - 2014
• Higher (Seriki ft. Patoranking) - 2014
• Bami Mujo (Henry Knight ft. Yung L and Patoranking) - 2014
• Salamualekun Remix(Hakym ft. Reminisce and Patoranking) - 2014
• Want Some More (CheekyChizzy ft. Patoranking) - 2014
• Bosi Kpa Kpa (XP ft. Patoranking) - 2014
• Shaba (DJ Xclusive ft. Patoranking & KCee) - 2015
• Condo (YCee ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• Slowly Remix (Boybreed ft. Patoranking)  - 2015
• Our Lagos (Pasuma Wonder ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• Hustler (Freestyle) (JoshBeatz ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• Royal (Eddy Kenzo ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• Dance Well (DJ Shiru ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• Pull UP (Remix) (Stonebwoy ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• Left For Good (Waje ft. Patoranking & Godwin Strings) - 2015
• Another Day (Halle ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• No Lie (Khuli Chana ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• Chukwuma Remix (Young GreyC ft. Patoranking) - 2015
• Falling For You (Di'Ja ft Patoranking) - 2015
• For My Matter Remix (Emma Nyra ft. Patoranking) - 2016
• Together (Rudeboy (Paul Psquare) ft. Patoranking) - 2016

Awards And Nominations

Patoranking has gotten a lot of awards and nominations:
• Best Dancehall Artist at the AFRIMA 2016 (won)
• African Artiste Of The Year at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2015 (won)
• Best Pop Song  at the The Headies 2015 (My Woman My Everything) (nominated)
• Best Reggae/Dance hall Single at the The Headies 2015 (Daniella Whyne) (nominated)
• Best New Act Himself  at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 (won)
• Best Afropop Song at the TooXlusive Online Music Awards 2015 (My Woman My Everything) (won)
• Best New Act at the Ben TV 2014 awards (won)
• Best Collaboration at the Ben TV 2014 awards (won)
• Best Reggae/Dancehall at the Ben TV 2014 awards (won)
• Next Rated at The Headies 2014 won
• Best Collabo at The Headies 2014 (Girlie O Remix ft. Tiwa Savage) (nominated)
• Best Collabo at The Headies 2014 (Emergency - WizzyPro featuring Skales, Patoranking and Runtown) (won)
• Best Reggae/Dancehall at the The Headies 2014 (Girlie O Remix ft. Tiwa Savage) (won)
• Best Reggae/Dancehall at the The Headies 2014 (Murda - Seyi Shay ft. Shaydee and Patoranking) (nominated)
• Most Gifted Newcomer at the Channel O Music Video Awards 2014 Girlie O (Remix) (Girlie O Remix ft. Tiwa Savage) (nominated)
• Dancehall/Reggae Act of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards 2014 (won)
• Most Popular Song of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards 2014 (Allubarika ft. Timaya) (nominated)
• Best Collabo of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards 2014 (Allubarika ft. Timaya) (nominated)
• Male Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014 (nominated)
• Best Collaboration at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014 (Emergency Wizzy Pro ft. Runtown, Skales, and Patoranking) (nominated)
• Best Collaboration at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014 (Allubarika ft. Timaya) (nominated)
• Best Dance Hall/Reggae Video at the Nigeria Music Video Awards 2013 (nominated)

Patoranking Net Worth

Patoranking is one of the most successful Nigerian artists with a good number of awards, nominations and endorsements. He is estimated to be net worth $2 million.

Social Media Handles

You can get Patoranking on:
Instagram @PatorankingFire
Twitter @PatorankingFire

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