A good number of us don’t know much about our popular musicians especially their net worth, style of musics or even their date of births. Hiphopafrika has taken upon themselves to tell you all you need to know. For a start, we shall be telling you about the popular Nigerian musician, Patoranking, his biography, net worth and career.
Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie popularly known as Patoranking, is a singer, songwriter from Nigeria. He was born on the 27th day of May 1990 in Ijegun-Egba Satellite Town. He is a native of Onitsha but he had his secondary education at Citizen Comprehensive College Epe, Lagos where he later enrolled at Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri. He began his musical career as a street jam and carnival dancer.
Patoranking is said to be ambassador for extravagance gems brand Malivelihood and Lagos city long distance race. He likewise marked an arrangement with an obscure organization worth about N17.5million. Patoranking total net worth is estimated to be $1million .
As an amateur, he started his music career doing hiden collaboraations with other artist, for example, Kona, Slam and Reggie, Xproject, and Rockstone. He got marked in 2010 with K-Solo’s Igheraga Records where he discharged a tune named “Up in the Club”. He later turned into an individual from Dem Mama Record where he was collaboratingx with Timaya on his particularly “Alubarica”. Foston Musik record mark marked arrangement with him in February, 2014 where he discharged “Girlie O” a melody that made him rose to the corridor of notoriety.
In a 2012 meeting with Entertainment Express, he said that his stage name was given to him by a Jamaican craftsman whom he met at Alpha Beach in Lagos. Patoranking called some artistes like Bob Marley, Buju Banton, Fela Kuti, Chaka Demus, Lucky Dube, Majek Fashek, Blackky, Tuface Blackface plus Marvelous Benjy as some major motivators in his music career. In the previously mentioned meet with Entertainment Express, he said he references socio-policy centered issues in his music. He has depicted his music as an ethically slanted variety of dancehall.
In May 2012, Patoranking discharged a solitary named “Iya Bisi” highlighting Qdot and Kbaj. The track, which happens to be a joint work of dance hall with Fuji, was produced mainly by Drumphase. The male entertainer revealed to Entertainment Express that Qdot and Kbaj formed the tune by imparting thoughts to him.
On 12 September 2013, Patoranking released the video and sound for “Alubarika” at the same time. The tune really signifies “God’s Blessings” and features vocals from Timaya. The visual for “Alubarika”, was then shot exclusively by AJE Films, and it ran for a full 4 minutes plus 16 seconds. As demonstrated by an article posted by Victor Akande of The Nation, Patoranking depicted the tune as a framework of his life as a craftsman. He moreover said that the tune opened doors for him in regards to building a fan base and working with developed craftsmen.