Dunsin Oyekan

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Dunsin Oyekan
Also known asThe Eagle
OriginIlorin, Nigeria
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • keyboards
  • drums
  • guitar
Years active2010–present
Websitedunsinoyekan.com

Dunsin Oyekan (born November 5) is a Nigerian contemporary Christian, singer-songwriter, producer, instrumentalist and recording artist popularly referred to as The Eagle[1]. He is the convener of the Code Red Worship Experience [2].

Early Life[edit]

Dunsin Oyekan is the only son of a Pastor father and a pioneer of the Pentecostal move in Nigeria, Gbadebo Oyekan [3]. He started singing and playing the guitar at age 10. He attended Airforce Nursery and Primary school Ilorin, Federal Government College Ilorin and Baptist Model High School Ilorin. He thereafter proceeded to study Industrial Chemistry at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State. Oyekan attributes his love for music and songwriting to his father who also loved music and encouraged him to learn the guitar[4].

Musical career[edit]

Dunsin Oyekan is a music producer and plays several musical instrument including guitar, keyboard and drums [5]. He was the music director of the crystal award winning choir, The Avalanche of COZA for many years [6]. His debut album Code Red, a 14 track album was released in 2016 [7] [8]. He has over 30 songs to his credit including the popular hit ‘Na You’ which he featured American Gospel music icon Kim Burrell[9]. He has shared stage with notable musicians such as Tasha Cobbs, Kurt Carr, Don Moen, Byron Cage, Tye Tribbett, William Murphy, Kim Burrell, Sinach, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Frank Edwards, Freke Umoh to mention a few[10]. The Eagle as he is fondly referred to is the convener of the Code Red Worship Event spanning seven successful editions and also The Healing Room Worship Event [11]. He has been named by Ynaija as one of 100 Most Influential People in Christian Ministry in Nigeria [12]

In 2016, Oyekan performed his singe ‘Na You’ with Kim Burell at The Experience (gospel concert), Africa's largest gospel music concert held annually in Lagos, Nigeria.

Discography[edit]

  • "If All I say is Jesus" ft Tasha Page-Lockhart
  • "Na You" ft Kim Burell
  • "You are Good"
  • "Imole De"
  • "Miraculous God"
  • "Song of Angels (Kei Yadosh)"
  • "Just You and Me"
  • "I Proclaim"
  • "Open Up"

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