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Reggae Singer
Date of Birth May 27, 1990
Place of Birth Ijegun, Nigeria
Age 30 years old
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Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patoranking, is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Ijegun-Egba Satellite 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" 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. On 9 February 2015, Patoranking announced on Instagram that he signed a distribution deal with VP Records.

Birth name: Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie
Born: May 27, 1990, Ijegun-Egba, Alimosho, Lagos State, Nigeria
Genres: Reggae, dancehall
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, dancer
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 2009–present
Labels: Amari Musiq, VP Records
Associated acts: Wizkid, Timaya, Davido, Faze, Tiwa Savage, Elephant Man, Busy Signal, Morgan Heritage, Bera Ivanishvili
Twitter: Patoranking's Twitter profile

About Patoranking

Nigerian dancehall and reggae vocalist known for such songs as "Up In D Club" and "Girlie O." He earned a 2014 City People Entertainment Award in the "Dancehall/Reggae Act of the Year" category. In 2016, he became a judge on The Voice Nigeria.

Before Fame

Born Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, he began his music career as a carnival and street performer. He released his debut single, "So Nice," in 2009.


His musical influences include , Fela Kuti, and Chaka Demus.

Family Life

He grew up in the suburbs of Lagos, Nigeria.


Fellow Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage was featured in his 2014 hit "Girlie O Remix."

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Latest information about Patoranking updated on March 02, 2021.

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