Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie popularly known as Patoranking was born on May 27, 1990.
Patoranking is an indigene of Ebonyi State in the South Eastern part of Nigeria. He is a reggae dancehall singer and songwriter.
Patoranking grew up in Ijegun Egba satellite town
but later moved to Ebute Metta. He had his early
education at Citizen Comprehensive College Epe and later attended Jibril Martin Memorail Grammar School, Iponri.
Patoranking began his career in the music industry as a street jam and carnival dancer. He has as his
musical influences, artists like: Fela Kuti, Bob Marley,
Tuface, Majek Fashek and some others.
has done collabs with other Nigerian Musicians like Timaya. His hit
single titled “Girlie o” shot him to limelight in February 2014. This
hit single was born out of him signing a record deal with Foston Musik.
Later in the year 2014, he did a remix of the song “Girlie O” which
featured Tiwa Savage.
It is worthy to note that his hit singles and collabs has won him some outstanding awards from the Nigerian Music Industry.