Patoranking releases “Woman of the Year” featuring Zion Foster
Patoranking, the Nigerian music sensation, has released a new track titled “Woman of the Year” featuring Zion Foster. This song is a follow-up to his 2014 Afropop hit “My Woman, My Everything,” which featured Wande Coal.
In “Woman of the Year,” Patoranking pays tribute to women who deserve recognition for their invaluable contributions to society. The track features a sultry verse from British-Nigerian singer Zion Foster and showcases Dhannyjazz’s sumptuous saxophone skills. Through this song, Patoranking expresses his gratitude to the special woman in his life for her unwavering support and selflessness¹.
Patoranking is a Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer and songwriter. His real name is Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, and he was born on May 27, 1990, in Ijegun-Egba Satellite Town, Lagos State, Nigeria. Patoranking started his music career doing underground collaborations with artistes such as XProject, Konga, Slam and Reggie Rockstone. He gained prominence after collaborating with Timaya on the song “Alubarika” and releasing his hit single “Girlie O”. Patoranking has cited Buju Banton, Bob Marley, Fela Kuti, Lucky Dube, Chaka Demus, Majek Fashek, Blackky, Blackface, 2face and Marvelous Benjy as his key musical influences. His music is a morally inclined variation of dancehall that references socio-political issues.