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Patoranking’s musical talent is indisputable! Real name: Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie Stage name: Patoranking Date of birth: May 27, 1990 State of Origin: Ebonyi Nationality: Nigerian Genre: Dancehall, Reggae Patoranking is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer who is known as one of the country’s most beloved dancehall sensations. He was born in Ijegun-Egba, Alimosho, Lagos and attended Citizen Comprehensive College in Epe, Lagos. He also enrolled in Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri. The slim Igbo singer began his craft as a carnival dancer, providing street jams in addition. His stage name was given to him by a Jamaican artist who he met in Alpha Beach, Lagos. His musical influences include Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chaka Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, 2Baba, and Marvelous Benjy. Patoranking released his first known single Iya Bisi in May 2012. He featured Qdot and Kbaj on the track…