Singer was once a bricklayer

Patoranking, whose real name is Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, has revealed that he used to sell rat poison and was once a bricklayer.

Nigerian musician, Patoranking has revealed that he had very humble beginnings before becoming famous.

The reggae-dancehall singer, whose real name is Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, has said that he used to sell rat poison and was once a bricklayer.

"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.

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