Location: Lagos Island, lagos, nigeria
Biography: Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and largely regarded as the pioneer of mainstream reggae-dancehall music. He rose to fame through a collaboration he did with artist such as Konga, Slam, XProject. He has, since then, achieved great success following his breakthrough song "Alubarika" which he featured Timaya.
Patoranking has cited Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chaka Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, Blackface, Tuface and Marvelous Benjy as his key musical influences. And has described his music as a morally inclined variation of dancehall.
On 9 February 2015, Patoranking signed a distribution deal with VP Records, a successful reggae and dancehall music label and distribution company based in the United States. He marked the deal with the release of two singles; "Daniella Whine" and "My woman, My everything" which were absolute chart toppers across the African continent.
In August 2016, his first full body of work titled "God Over Everything" (G.O.E) was released and made its debut at 4th place on Billboard's Reggae album charts.
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