Popularly known as The eagle, was an influential Nigerian Christian Contemporary singer, songwriter, and producer, he was the brain behind the Code Red Worship…..
Dunsin Oyekan Biography
Dunsin Oyekan was born on November 5, 1985 in Ilorin, Nigeria in to the family of Gbadebo Oyekan
Dunsin is a Nigerian contemporary Christian, singer-songwriter, producer, instrumentalist and recording artist popularly referred to as The Eagle. He is the convener of the Code Red Worship Experience
Dunsin Oyekan is the only son of a Pastor father and a pioneer of the Pentecostal move in Nigeria, Gbadebo Oyekan .
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.
Dunsin Oyekan is a music producer and plays several musical instruments including guitar, keyboard and drums . He was the music director of the crystal award-winning choir, The Avalanche of COZA for many years.
His debut album Code Red, a 14 track album was released in 2016 . He has over 30 songs to his credit including the popular hit ‘Na You’ which he featured American Gospel music icon Kim Burrell.
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.
The Eagle as he is fondly referred to is the convener of the Code Red Worship Event spanning nine successful editions and also The Healing Room Worship Event . He has been named by Ynaija as one of 100 Most Influential People in Christian Ministry in Nigeria
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
Dunsin is married to Adedoyin and was blessed with 2 children
“If All I say is Jesus” ft Tasha Page-Lockhart
“Na You” ft Kim Burell
“You are Good”
“Song of Angels (Kei Yadosh)”
“Just You and Me”
Awards And Nominations
Ynaija named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in Christian Ministry in Nigeria.
Imole De was nominated for Song of Excellence at the Africa Gospel Music and Media Awards (AGMMA) – 2019.