- Nigerian singer Patoranking has shared good news with his fans and followers
- Patoranking said that he has been listed by UNICEF in the remake of Bob Marley's One Love
- The singer would join artistes from other countries
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Nigerian singer Patrick Okoye popularly known as Patoranking has joined the list of artists enlisted in the remake of Bob Marley’s 1977 global hit record titled, One Love.
Ths singer shared the good news with his fans and followers on his social media page.
The global project, which is sponsored by the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF), will raise funds to support children in developing countries, where help is urgently needed.
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According to UNICEF, Patoranking's unique blend of African music and Reggae/Dancehall has earned him a place in music history.
"His sound is distinct and easily recognisable in modern African music," the statement read.
The news comes after the Wilmer crooner was listed in Forbes Magazine’s ’30 Under 30′ for his contributions to music and in education.
He shared a video of the original song on his Instagram page with the statement from the international organisation. He noted that it is an honour to join others for a remake.
"ONE LOVE by Bob Marley means a lot to me and to be on this new version alongside the Marley Family and others in support of @unicef’s coronavirus relief is an incredible honour," he said.
Patoranking will join other artistes like Bob Marley's daughter Cedella Marley, Skip Marley, the first Jamaican-born artist to hit number one on Billboard's Adult R&B Songs chart, New Zealand's singer Teeks and musicians from other countries.
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian singer Patoranking awarded a full scholarship to 10 students.
The music star recently awarded 10 students fully paid scholarships. In a post shared on Instagram, the Suh Different crooner revealed that some exceptional young people across Africa were selected after reviewing hundreds of applications.
This is not the first of the singer's effort to get people educated. The father of one revealed that he was sponsoring 150 kids from his hometown to university level.
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