Why Patoranking Is The King Of Nigerian Dancehall | The Guardian Nigeria News

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NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 23: Patoranking performs onstage during the 4th Annual TIDAL X: Brooklyn at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 23, 2018 in New York City. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for TIDAL/AFP

Patoranking is the stage name of Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter. Patoranking became well-known in 2013 after the release of his hit single “Alubarika.” On the track, he collaborated with Timaya, a Nigerian artist.

The crooner of “Suh Difference ” is on top of his career, ruling Nigerian Dancehall with an iron fist. Patorankinga’s rise to prominence was not a fluke, but rather a well-planned strategy. Patoranking’s music combines reggae, dancehall, and afro fusion elements. Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chaka Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, Blackface, Tuface, and Marvelous Benjy are some of the singer’s idols.

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