Hardship I Suffered In The Past Taught Me To Be Wise – Patoranking


Hardship I Suffered In The Past Taught Me To Be Wise – Patoranking , After a few years honing his craft as an underground musician , popular dance-hall music singer , Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie , a.k.a Patoranking hit the limelight when he released ‘Alubarika’ , featuring Timaya. Since then , he has continued to soar higher in his music-making craft.

In a chat with E-Daily , recounted his journey into the Nigerian music scene. According to the dancehall singer who named his sophomore album after his first daughter , Wilmer , “Hard work together with smart work pays.

Focus and consistency are key to a fruitful career and growth in all you do must reflect. Don’t get carried away with the hype , it takes much more to succeed and music is our next oil. I have learnt that Talent is just 1% and it takes way more to make a star and maintain stardom.


It has also taught me the importance of tunnel vision and the fact that I can’t please everyone.”

He added that based on the principles of life he has since adopted , he has never had to regret any action he took or the decision he made. “There’s never regret , always a lesson. However , I have many wishes and one of them is that I got a chance to finish school” , he said.

Speaking further , he noted that unlike many young musicians who lose focus due to youthful exuberance after tasting limelight , his sufferings in the past have always guided his actions. “Anybody who has suffered in the past should be wise.”

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