Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie popularly known by his stage name Patoranking is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter. He was born on the 27 May 1990 and raised in Ijegun-Egba small town, Patoranking originated from Onicha, Ebonyi State. He started his music career doing underground collaborations with artists such as XProject, Konga, Slam, and Reggie Rockstone.
He signed a record deal with K-Solo’s Igberaga Records in 2010, releasing “Up in D Club” with the label, Patoranking became a disciple of Dem Mama Records after collaborating with Timaya on his song “Alubarika”. In February 2014, he signed a record deal with Foston Musik and released “Girlie O”, a single that put him recognition. On 9 February 2015, Patoranking announced on Instagram that he signed a distribution deal with VP Records.
Patoranking Net Worth, Cars, Biography, & House
|Real name||Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie|
|Date of birth||27 May 1990|
|Country of Origin||Ebonyi State, Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Music|
|Net worth||$5 million|
He attended Citizen Comprehensive College in Epe, Lagos, and later enrolled at Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri. Patoranking started his performing arts career as a street jam and carnival dancer.
In a 2012 interview with Entertainment Express, he said his stage name was given to him by a Jamaican artist whom he met at Alpha Beach in Lagos state. Patoranking has cited Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chaka Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, Blackface, Tuface, and Marvelous Benjy as his pioneer musical influences. In the interview with Entertainment Express, Patoranking described his style of music as a morally inclined variation of dancehall and said it references socio-political issues.
On 12 September 2013, Patoranking released the audio and video for “Alubarika” instantly, The song is literally a Blessing to Patoranking and features vocals from Timaya. The music video for “Alubarika” was shot by AJE Films and ran for 4 minutes and 16 seconds. According to Patoranking, he described the song as a summary of his life as a musician and said it opened doors for him in terms of building a fan base and working with established artists.
Pantoranking named his latest album Wilmer which was after his daughter, as you can see he is a proud d Dad, he dropped the album on the 24th of May 2019 and the album has traveled across Africa to the international market.
- Patoranking has been nominated for several awards. He has also won various awards at multiple occasions.
- In 2016, he won the award for Best Dancehall Artist for “No Kissing Baby” at AFRIMMA awards.
- He won the Best New Act at Mtvbase Awards and also won the Best Afropop Song at Tooxlusive Awards for his song My Woman My Everything. In 2014, he won the Best New Act, Best Collaboration, Best Reggae/Dancehall awards at Ben TV.
- At The Headies 2014, he was nominated for the Best Collabo for “Girlie O Remix” and “Emergency”, he won the award for “Emergency” in which he worked in collaboration with Wizz Pro, Skales, Patoranking, and Runtown.
- He won the award for Best Reggae/Dancehall Single for Girlie O Remix in which he featured Tiwa Savage.
- Then at the City People Entertainment Awards, he won the Dancehall/Reggae Act of the Year award and got nominated for two more awards.
Patoranking Net worth
According to Forbes, Patoranking’s estimated Net Worth, based on, Income, Cars, and lifestyle is worth $5million in 2020.
Patoranking Porsche Boxster
He got this amazing, sleek an luxurious car in 2017, he took to his Instagram to celebrate with his fans as he captioned it #new baby, the new baby has the following features.
Patoranking Porsche 911
Pantoranking must be a huge lover of Porsche as this is his second collection of this brand of luxury exotic cars, it features the following.
Patoranking Mercedes Benz G55
The white elegant Mercedes Benz G Wagon is the care Pantoranking drives the most the car features.
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Patoranking Mercedes G Wagon
This is yet another G wagon bought by Pantoranking, he posted it on his Instagram and captioned, I wanna be a big blessing to my generation.
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Patoranking 2014 Range Rover SUV
Patoranking house is located in Lekki Lagos Nigeria, It is located in the elite Metro Garden, Lekki. Here is a pictorial view of the exterior and interior part of Patoranking’s house.
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Patoranking is a mainstream Nigerian and African artist he has gained some level of international recognition and he loves sharing his achievements on social media, this should be a motivation to all get inspired by this not hate. hope you enjoyed the article, thanks.