Patoranking Was Once A Bricklayer
Nigerian musician, Patoranking has revealed
that he had very humble beginnings before
The reggae-dancehall singer, whose real
name is Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, has said
that he used to sell rat poison and was once
Patoranking revealed this after receiving the
coveted Next Rated Award at the 2014
Headies » , his third award for the night.
“When I sang “When I moved from nothing to
something, that is my story”, I meant it. I
would like to say something, 2 years ago, I
was living in a one room apartment, now, I’m
living… somewhere around,” the artiste said.
“If I tell you say I been dey sell rat killer, you
go believe? If I tell you say I do bricklayer for
Lagos you go believe? Don’t let anyone stop
you from achieving your dreams,” he added.
The singer, who received a Hyundai SUV
along with the award, is popular for hit tracks
such as Alubarika and Girlie O featuring
MAVIN act, Tiwa Savage