After putting out a slew of singles and features, Nigerian reggae-dancehall artist, Patoranking, is set to release a new studio album. On August 15, 2023, he announced the forthcoming album via a video he posted on his IG page. This is everything we know about it.

The album is titled “World Best”

Patoranking is coming for global acclaim. With such an album name, it’s safe to assume he’ll use this project to prove he’s a world class act. Balloon D’afrobeats >>>

He hinted it in 2021

On June 1, 2021, Patoranking first declared himself “EL World Best”. Is this to say he’s been working on the album for over two years?

Release date

According to the artist himself, World Best will be released on September 6, 2023. 

His fourth album

The last time we got a full-length project from Patoranking was during the pandemic lockdown in 2020. Fast-forward to 2023, Pato is ready for his world domination.

The Higher single

The same day he announced the new album, Patoranking put out Higher, his third 2023 single, on which he gives gratitude to God. This  gospel-esque record could be a taste of what to expect on World Best.

No Dancehall?

From Abobi to Tonight (featuring Popcaan) to his latest single, Higher, we’re yet to get the signature reggae-dancehall Patoranking. This could mean that World Best will be his first afrobeats body of work. 

It’s about to be a movie

We can expect cinematic visuals after seeing the Nollywood-esque announcement video, in which Osas Ighodaro updates her driver about Pato’s new album. Not every time big bumbum and bottles; give us Nollywood music videos too.


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