Biography And Music Of The Eagle

Dunsin Oyekan is a Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, producer, instrumentalist, and recording artist. He is popularly known as – The Eagle. Dunsin Oyekan is also the convener of the Code Red Worship Experience.

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Dunsin Oyekan Background

Dunsin Oyekan was born on the 5th of November 1984, in Ilorin, Nigeria, as the only son of the Gbadebo Oyekan’s family. He passed through Airforce Nursery and Primary school Ilorin. After his primary education, he proceeded to the Federal Government College Ilorin, for his secondary education, and later left there to continue his studies at the Baptist Model High School, Ilorin.

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Afterwards, he proceeded to the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, where he studied Industrial Chemistry. Although his wife is late, Dunsin Oyekan was married to Adedoyin Oyekan, and is blessed with two lovely children.

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Dunsin Oyekan Career

Dunsin’s father loved music and songwriting, so he talked him into learning to play the guitar. As a result, he started singing and playing the guitar at the young age of 10.

Dunsin Oyekan is a music producer who plays different musical instruments including the guitar, keyboard, and drums. Dunsin was once the music director of the award-winning choir – Avalanche of the Common Wealth of Zion Assembly (COZA).

In 2016, Dunsin released his 14 track debut album – Code Red. Thus far, he has released over thirty songs, including the popular Na You, which featured Kim Burrell, an American gospel singer. 

Dunsin has ministered on the same stage with notable musicians including Tasha Cobbs, Kurt Carr, Don Moen, Byron Cage, Tye Tribbett, William Murphy, Kim Burrell, Sinach, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Frank Edwards, and Freke Umoh. 

Dunsin performed Na
You
with Kim Burell at The Experience Concert. He is the convener and
founder of the Code Red Worship Concert and the Healing Room Worship Event.

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Dunsin Oyekan

Albums

  • Code Red – 2016
  • You Are Good – 2016
  • Na You – 2016
  • Amazing – 2016
  • We Worship You – 2018
  • If All I Say Is Jesus – 2018
  • Hallelujah (Live at Code Red) – 2018
  • Song of Angels (Live) – 2018
  • Imole De – 2018
  • God – 2018
  • I Proclaim – 2019
  • Open Up – 2019
  • Kingdom Now – 2019

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Dunsin Oyekan

Songs

2016

  • If All I say is Jesus featuring Tasha Page-Lockhart – 2016
  • Na You featuring Kim Burell – 2016
  • Miraculous God – 2016
  • You are Good – 2016
  • Yahweh – 2016
  • This Is Home – 2016
  • Do To Me What You Want – 2016
  • Just You and Me – 2016
  • With You – 2016
  • Koseni To Dabire – 2016
  • Spotlight – 2016
  • If All I Say Is Jesus – 2016
  • Amazing – 2016
  • Count On Me – 2016
  • Audience of One – 2016
  • Your Name Is Lifted – 2016

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2018 – 2019

  • Hallelujah – 2018
  • Imole De – 2018
  • Song of Angels (Kei Yadosh) – 2018
  • We Worship You – 2018
  • I Proclaim – 2018
  • God – 2018
  • Most High – 2019
  • Open Up – 2019
  • Yhwh – 2019
  • Ageless – 2019
  • Holy – 2019
  • Audience of One/Amazing (Mash-Up) – 2019
  • I’ll Never Stop – 2019
  • Breathe – 2019
  • Absolutely Nothing – 2019
  • I Will Follow – 2019
  • Halleluyah – 2019
  • No Words – 2019
  • You Deserve It – 2019
  • Jesus – 2019

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Dunsin Oyekan Quotes

“If you focus on the pain of transition, you will miss the purpose.”

“MOSES what you have in your hand is not just a rod, NO it’s
a SCEPTER! Worshippers, it’s not just a song, you are not just leading people
into HIS presence, that’s your instrument of victory! True worship always
prevails! Worship your way through!!!”

“As a child of God, the first thing the devil works on is your mentality… he wants you to see yourself ordinary! No, you are not!!! You are more than what you see, feel and experience! Let the CHANNELS OF YOUR SPIRIT OPEN UP!!!”

“If you want to go far in Life… Thicken your skin and
deafen your ear!”

“Real GREATNESS is in Simplicity!”

“I can’t read the history of the Fathers of faith and be entertained by it! No! It has to spur me into action, knowing there’s more and it’s obtainable!”

“I’ll rather go with GOD! People will catch up later!”

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“God shows you the future and not the process… The process
may not look like it but you will surely get to the expected end!”

“There’s a life!!! Obviously not on social media… Get that Life!”

“Truth before time seems like a lie until time catches up with the truth!”

“Think about this… Principles are what we turn to when we
cannot discern HIS presence…”

“Your prayer should be a genuine cry saying ‘Lord use me for your glory’ not ‘I want to be known’. Carriers of God’s glory can never be hidden.”

“Music ministers; Please don’t let your music be an extension of colonial rule, find your sound, and keep it!”

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.

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Life Lessons From Dunsin Oyekan

Power of Influence

Dunsin’s greatest influence as a child was his father. He listened to his father’s advice to learn the guitar at a young age which helped his music career. Also, Dunsin’s love for God is reflected in his music.

The role of a mentor in guiding us to success cannot be overemphasised. It is always nice to learn from people who have walked the path we intend to walk in. As an entrepreneur, be open to mentorship; seek out people who have accomplished what you want to accomplish and follow their footprints.

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