Patoranking was born Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie in Ijegun-Egba, Alimosho, Lagos State on the 27th of May, 1990 to a family originally from Ebonyi State. His stage name was coined from his first name Patrick. It was given to him by one Jamaican artist whom he met at Alpha Beach in Lagos.
He grew up with his family in Ijegun-Egba Satellite Town before later relocating to Ebute Metta. He attended Citizen Comprehensive College Epe, and later Jibril Martin Memorial Grammar School in Iponri. Upon completion of his secondary school education, Patoranking started performing as a dancer at street jams and carnivals. He soon started singing and in May 2012, released his first song, a fusion of dancehall and Fuji music which was titled “Iya Bisi” and featured Qdot and Kbaj. He later released another song titled “Up in D Club” after signing with K’Solo Igberaga Records.Today patoranking has achieved agreat success since his songs are rocking in several African countries such as uganda, Kenya Rwanda among others.
Patoranking appears to be doing very well for himself having fully broken into the international dancehall music scene. He currently lives in a townhouse in Metro Garden, Lekki, Lagos State. His home boasts a recording studio which makes his work very easy.
He also has a number of luxury cars which include a 2014 Range Rover SUV, a Red Porsche, and a Mercedes G Wagon.