Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, popularly known as, Patoranking has disclosed how Ghana has helped him shape his career as a Dancehall musician.
The multiple reggae-dancehall hit maker over the weekend held a media and stakeholders launch of his album ‘God Over Everything (GOE)’ at the Best Western Premier Hotel in Accra, Ghana. At the launch Patoranking who was grateful to Ghanaians for supporting his music career disclosed that he came into the country to pursue his education and music career. Although the sensational reggae-dancehall singer dropped out of school, but his passion for music kept him on the streets of Accra.
According to the reggae-dancehall hit maker, his stay in Ghana both as a student and musician was tough, but the lessons he learnt were worth it and it is by this training he has attained the success he is enjoying now.
Speaking at the media and stakeholders launch of his new GOE album, Patoranking added that he learnt most of his musical lessons in Ghana and also realized that the country is blessed with many music talents. He said that he moved to Ghana on purpose because Dancehall as his genre of music is much appreciated in Ghana and it will be a great opportunity to launch his career.
Patoranking shared memories of days he had to listen to radio personalities like Mr. Logic, Blakk Rasta and Nana Kwam, because of the kind of songs they played and the lessons they taught.
Similarly, he recollected days with Jupitar, stonebwoy, and some other notable artistes at “Bless the Mic” and other radio interviews.
Speaking on GOE album, Patoranking said the album reflects his hustle, the man he has grown to become and the mercy of Almighty God in his life all these years.
His GOE album features some A-list Africa and Jamaica’s finest musicians, namely Sarkodie (Ghana), Kontians (Jamaica), Ice Prince (Nigeria), Elephant Man (Jamaica), AKA (South Africa) and many others.
The event was graced by celebrities like, Eddie Waston, Kaakie, PY, Jupitar, JMJ, and hosted by Joel.