Patoranking net worth 2023: Patoranking is a singer, song writer from Nigeria. He is one of the bst dancehall musicians in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. Keep reading as we bring to you all the information about Patranking net worth and biography
PatoranKing net worth Profile
|Net worth||$5 million|
|Full name||Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie|
|date of birth||27 May 1990|
Early Life and Biography
Patoranking was born on 27 May 1990 and raised in Ijegun-Egba Satellite Town, but originate from Onicha. He attended Citizen Comprehensive College 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.
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” under the outfit. Patoranking became a protégé 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 in the limelight.
In a 2012 interview with Entertainment Express, he said that his stage name was given to him by a Jamaican artist whom he met at Alpha Beach in Lagos. 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. In the aforementioned interview with Entertainment Express, he said he references socio-political issues in his music. He has described his music as a morally inclined variation of dancehall.
In May 2012, Patoranking released a single titled “Iya Bisi” featuring Qdot and Kbaj. The song, which is a fusion of dancehall and Fuji, was produced by Drumphase. Patoranking told Entertainment Express that Qdot and Kbaj helped compose the song by sharing ideas with him.
On 12 September 2013, Patoranking released the video and audio for “Alubarika” simultaneously. The song literally translates to “God’s Blessings” and features vocals from Timaya. The music video for “Alubarika”, which was shot by AJE Films, ran for 4 minutes and 16 seconds. According to an article posted by Victor Akande of The Nation, Patoranking described the song as a summary of his life as a musician. He also said that the song opened doors for him in terms of building a fan base and working with established musicians.
Patoranking Net Worth
He is an ambassador for luxury jewelry brand Malivelihood and Lagos city marathon. He also signed a deal with an unknown company worth about N17.5million. Patoranking net worth is valued at $5million .
Awards and Nominations
MTV Base Awards 2015: Best New Act of the year.
Tooxlusive Awards 2015: Best Afro Pop Song of the year.
Ben TV Awards 2015: Best new act of the year, Best collaboration and Best reggae dancehall artist of the year.
The Headies 2014: Next Rated, Best Collaboration and Best Reggae and dancehall artist of the year.
City People Entertainment Awards 2014: Dancehall and Reggae Artistof the year.
Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2014: Best new Act of the year.
Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2015: African Artiste of the year.
Headies 2015: Best pop song and best reggae and dancehall single
Headies 2014: Best collaboration and best Reggae and dancehall act.
Channel O music Awards 2014: Most gifted new comer and most gifted dancehall reggae.
City People Entertainment Awards 2014: Most popular song and best collaboration.
Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014: Beat male artist, Best collaboration and best dancehall act.
Afrimma Awards 2005: Best Dancehall artsist of the year