Brandun DeShay

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brandUn DeShay
DeShay performing at MePhi in 2010
Background information
Also known as
  • Ace Hashimoto
  • All Day DeShay
Born (1990-05-10) May 10, 1990 (age 28)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres Hip hop
  • Rapper
  • record producer
  • music video director
Years active 2008–present
Labels Toy's Factory, BMG Rights Management
Associated acts

Brandun DeShay (born May 10, 1990), stylized as brandUn DeShay, is an American rapper, record producer, and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois.[1][2] He has produced for all six of his releases.[3]


DeShay has produced for rappers such as Curren$y,[4] Dom Kennedy,[5][6] Mac Miller,[7] Action Bronson,[8] Chance The Rapper,[9] and Danny Brown.[10] His first official music video, "Why You Gotta Zodiac Like That" has been in rotation on mtvU.[11]

From late 2008 to mid 2010, DeShay was a member of the hip hop collective Odd Future.[citation needed]

Style and influences[edit]

In an interview with MTV UK, DeShay said that Pharrell Williams and Yasutaka Nakata's music inspired him.[12] He also stated that N.E.R.D, Kanye West, MF DOOM, Lupe Fiasco, A Tribe Called Quest and Lil Wayne were some of his influences initially.[13]


Studio albums[edit]

Extended plays[edit]


  • Volume: One! for the Money (2008)
  • Volume: Two! for the Show (2009)
  • Volume: Three! to Get Ready (2010)

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Artist(s) Album
"Session" 2009 Tyler, The Creator, Hodgy Beats Bastard
"Westside" 2016 Van Ness Wu 吳建豪 #MWHYB
"Serendipity" 2016 starRo Monday
"Funktion" 2016 Kero One Reflection Eternal


Year Title Label
2017 "Bad Habits" Crazyboy of J-Soul Brothers Avex Japan

Production discography[edit]


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