Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie (born 27 Could, 1990), higher identified by his stage identify Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggaedancehall singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Ijegun-Egba Satellite tv for pc City, Patoranking hails from OnichaEbonyi State. He began his music profession doing underground collaborations, with artists equivalent to XProject, Konga, Slam and Reggie Rockstone. He signed a document take care of Ok-Solo’s Igberaga Data in 2010, releasing “Up in D Membership” underneath the outfit. Patoranking turned a protégé of Dem Mama Data after collaborating with Timaya on his tune “Alubarika”.

In February 2014, he signed a document take care of Foston Musik and launched “Girlie O”, a single that put him within the limelight. On 9 February 2015, Patoranking introduced on Instagram that he signed a distribution take care of VP Records. on September 28 Patoranking launched a tune titled Abule which he launched forward of his album scheduled to be launched later in 2020. He as soon as stated, in 2020 that he as soon as obtained inspiration for tune on a soccer pitch whereas taking part in soccer.

Life and music profession

Patoranking was born and raised in Ijegun-Egba Satellite tv for pc City, however has household roots in OnichaEbonyi State. He attended Citizen Complete Faculty in Epe, Lagos and later enrolled at Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar College in Iponri.[2] Patoranking began his performing, arts profession as a avenue jam and carnival dancer. In a 2012 interview with Leisure Categorical, he stated his stage identify was given to him by a Jamaican artist whom he met at Alpha Seashore in Lagos. Patoranking has cited Buju BantonBob MarleyFela KutiLucky DubeChaka DemusMajek Fashek, Blackky, BlackfaceTuface and Marvelous Benjy as his key musical influences. Within the aforementioned interview with Leisure Categorical, he described his music as a morally inclined variation of dancehall and stated it references socio-political points.

In Could 2012, Patoranking launched a single titled “Iya Bisi”, that includes Qdot and Kbaj. The Drumphase-produced tune is a fusion of dancehall and fuji. Patoranking instructed Leisure Categorical that Qdot and Kbaj helped compose the tune by sharing concepts with him.

On 12 September 2013, Okorie launched the audio and video for “Alubarika” concurrently. The tune actually interprets to “God’s Blessings” and options vocals from Timaya. The music video for “Alubarika” was shot by AJE Movies and ran for 4 minutes and 16 seconds. In response to an article posted by Victor Akande of The Nation, Patoranking described the tune as a abstract of his life as a musician and stated it opened doorways for him by way of constructing a fan base and dealing with established musicians.

In February 2014, Patoranking signed a document take care of Foston Musik and ended his affiliations with Dem Mama Data. Throughout an interview with Toolz on NdaniTV’s The JuiceTimaya stated Patoranking left his label and was by no means formally signed.[10][11] On 4 February 2014, Patoranking launched “Girlie O”, a tune produced by WizzyPro. The music video for the tune was shot and directed in London by Moe Musa; it was launched on 5 February 2014.[12] Within the music video, Patoranking liberates his next-door neighbor from home violence by expressing his innate emotions to her.

Foston Musik launched the Tiwa Savage-assisted “Girlie O” (Remix) on 19 Could 2014 to vital acclaim. It debuted at No. 9 on MTV Base‘s Official Naija High 10 chart. Tiwa Savage instructed Ehiz of MTV Base she admires Patoranking’s music and determined to succeed in out to him to do the remix. The music video for “Girlie O” (Remix) was additionally shot and directed in London by Moe Musa. Joey Akan of Pulse Nigeria stated, “On the brand new remix, the fundamental profitable components weren’t discarded. They have been retained and improved. The beat, refrain, and dynamism have been held onto, and main work put into the lyrics.”

Patoranking was featured on Seyi Shay‘s “Murda” single alongside Shaydee. The tune was produced by Dokta Frabz and launched on 1 April 2014. On 11 Could 2014, the music video for “Murda” was uploaded onto Vevo. It was directed by Meji Alabi for JM Movies.
Patoranking’s “Daniella Whine” and “My Girl, My All the things” singles charted on MTV Base Official Naija High 10 chart. The previous debuted at No. 4 in Could and topped the chart at No. 1 in June, whereas the latter “My Girl, My All the things” additionally appeared on the chart, peaking at No. 2.

Discography

Albums

God Over All the things (2016)
Title Time
Patoranking 3:34
G.O.E 3:53
Dishonest Zone 3:57
Cash (feat. Phyno) 3:45
Killing Me 3:15
This Variety Luv (Feat. Wizkid) 3:50
Writing On The Wall 3:53
No Kissing Child (Feat. Sarkodie) 3:42
Mama Aboyo (Feat. Olamide) 3:39
Stammerer 4:26
Love City 3:23
Hale Hale 3:29
Daniella Whine (feat. Elephant Man & Konshens) 3:56
Lovely 3:47
Ayinde (feat. Kwam 1) 4:04
Wilmer (2019)
Title Time
Wilmer (feat. Bera) 3:45
Emotions 3:22
Temperature 3:09
Nakupenda (feat. Nyashinski) 3:25
Black 4:08
Zéro Problémé (feat. Dadju) 3:10
Lenge Lenge 3:41
Flip Up (feat. Donae’o) 3:09
Champion 3:35
Go Loopy 3:26
Open Hearth (feat. Busiswa) 3:47
Verify (feat. Davido) 3:49
Three (2020)
Title Time
Mon Bébé (feat. Flavour) 3:26
Yo Physique 3:10
Whine It (feat. Sauti Sol 3:38
No person 3:34
Black Lady Magic 3:22
Abule 3:19
Matter (feat. Tiwa Savage) 3:20
Brrr 3:35
Do Me 3:20
Odo Bra (feat. King Promise) 3:34
Lion In The Jungle 3:33
Love Is The Reply 3:28

Chosen singles

Yr Title Album
2009 “So Good” Non-album single
2010 “Up in D Membership”
2012 “Iya Bisi” (that includes Qdot and Kbaj)
2013 “Tonite” (with Faze)
“Park Properly”
“Alubarika” (that includes Timaya)
“Gravity”
2014 “Girlie O”
“Intercourse Tape”
“Girlie O (Remix)” (that includes Tiwa Savage)
2015 “Daniella Whine”
“My Girl” (that includes Wande Coal)
“Gal Ting Riddim (Cowl)”
“Make Am”
2016 “One other Degree”
“No Kissing Child” (that includes Sarkodie) God over All the things
2017 “Love You Die” (that includes Diamond Platnumz) Non-Album Single
“Accessible”
2018 “Sunshine”
“Suh Completely different”
“Heal D world”
“On a regular basis”
2019 “Verify” Wilmer
“Lenge Lenge”
2020 “I am in Love” Non- Album single

2021 “Have a good time Me”

Visitor appearances
Yr Title Album
2010 “Baba”
(Slimmz that includes Patoranking)
Non-album single
2011 “Oju Kan (Remix)”
(Tupengo that includes Skales, Seriki, Reminisce, Phenom, Kel and Patoranking)
2013 “Emergency”
(WizzyPro that includes RuntownSkales, and Patoranking)
“Tonite” (with Faze)
2014 “Judah”
(Chopstix that includes Endia and Patoranking )
Parallax
“Lala BamBam”
(Silver Jae that includes Patoranking)
TBA
“Galilee”
(Karat Child that includes Patoranking)
“Murda”
(Seyi Shay that includes Patoranking and Shaydee)
“Early MoMo”
(DJ Hazan that includes Patoranking)
“One other One”
(Sagga Lee that includes Patoranking)
“In Da Membership”
(Abiz that includes Patoranking)
“Greater”
(Seriki that includes Patoranking)
Seriki’s Diary
“Bami Mujo”
(Henry Knight that includes Yung L and Patoranking)
TBA
“Salamualekun (Remix)”
(Hakym that includes Reminisce and Patoranking)
“Need Some Extra”
(CheekyChizzy that includes Patoranking)
“Bosi Kpa Kpa”
(XP that includes Patoranking)
2015 “Shaba”
(DJ Xclusive that includes Patoranking & KCee)
In accordance To X
“Condominium”
(YCee that includes Patoranking)
TBA
“Slowly (Remix)”
(Boybreed that includes Patoranking)
“Our Lagos”
(Pasuma Surprise that includes Patoranking)
“Hustler (Freestyle)”
(JoshBeatz that includes Patoranking)
“Royal”
(Eddy Kenzo that includes Patoranking)
“Dance Properly”[26]
(DJ Shiru that includes Patoranking)
“Pull UP (Remix)”
(Stonebwoy that includes Patoranking)
“Left For Good”
(Waje that includes Patoranking & Godwin Strings)
“One other Day”
(Halle that includes Patoranking)
“No Lie”
(Khuli Chana that includes Patoranking)
“Chukwuma (Remix)”
(Younger GreyC that includes Patoranking)
2016 “For My Matter (Remix)”
(Emma Nyra that includes Patoranking)

Awards and nominations

Yr Occasion Prize Recipient End result Ref
2021 Net Honours Most performed avenue hop tune “Abule” Nominated [27]
2016 AFRIMA Finest Dancehall Artist Himself Gained [28]
2015 Nominated [29]
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards African Artiste of the Yr Himself Gained [30]
The Headies Finest Pop Tune “My Girl My All the things” Nominated [31]
Finest Reggae/Dance corridor Single “Daniella Whyne” Nominated [31]
MTV Africa Music Awards Finest New Act Himself Gained [32]
TooXlusive On-line Music Awards Finest Afropop Tune “My Girl My All the things” Gained [33]
2014 Ben TV Finest New Act Himself Gained [34]
Finest Collaboration Himself Gained
Finest Reggae/Dancehall Himself Gained
The Headies 2014 Next Rated Himself Gained [35]
Finest Collabo “Girlie O Remix”
(that includes Tiwa Savage)
Nominated
“Emergency”
(Wizz Professional that includes Skales, Patoranking and Runtown)
Gained
Finest Reggae/Dancehall Single “Girlie O Remix”
(that includes Tiwa Savage)
Gained
“Murda”
(Seyi Shay that includes Shaydee and Patoranking)
Nominated
2014 Channel O Music Video Awards Most Gifted Newcomer “Girlie O (Remix)” Nominated [36]
Most Gifted Ragga Dancehall Nominated
City People Entertainment Awards Dancehall/Reggae Act of the Yr Himself Gained [37]
Most Standard Tune of the Yr “Allubarika”
(that includes Timaya)
Nominated [38]
Finest Collabo of the Yr Nominated
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Finest New Act of the Yr Himself Gained [39]
Male Artist of the Yr Nominated [40]
Finest Collaboration “Emergency”
(Wizzy Professional that includes Runtown, Skales, and Patoranking)
Nominated
“Allubarika”
(that includes Timaya)
Nominated
2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards Finest Dance Corridor/Reggae Video Nominated [41]

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