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Patoranking Claimed That “If We Had Paid Attention To The Lyrics, We Would Have Seen Signs From Mohbad”

Nigerian reggae-dancehall sensation and lyricist, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, widely recognized as Patoranking, evokes deep emotions as he suggests that subtle messages from the late Mohbad could have been discerned if listeners paid closer attention to his song lyrics.

During a recent interview, Patoranking was probed about his approach to Nigerian music and how he channels his creativity towards societal impact, opting not to lead a lavish lifestyle at the expense of his community, a departure from the choices made by some fellow artists.

In his response, Patoranking underscored his grounding in the streets and urged the public to delve into the substance of song lyrics.

Drawing on Mohbad as an illustration, he proposed that heightened attention to lyrics could have unveiled meaningful signals embedded in Mohbad’s music.


His statement was:

“If we had paid attention to the lyrics, we would have seen signs from Mohbad.”

After expressing his thoughts, a wave of responses poured into the comment section, reflecting the diverse sentiments of those engaging with his statement.

Read some reactions below



“This is sad we just wanna dance to beat we no too Dey listen to lyrics again facts.”


“Make everybody rest abeg, what really matters is justice for mohbad family. Imole as found peace.”


“Music has a way of speaking truths hidden in melodies, how may Nigerians learn to read lyrics when the beat is there to make the craze. Mohbad’s lyrics have been dropping clues all along, weaving stories of life’s ups and downs. Maybe this will make Nigerians learn to read lyrics.”


“Abegi enough of this lies, we all have been listening to oladips lyrics b4 now even some of his live chat and that he is in some deep shit but nobody cares. Na business as usual, had it been he died completely same thing would ve been said again now he survived did anybody care?”


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