Brandun DeShay

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brandUn DeShay
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DeShay performing at MePhi in AZ in 2010
Background information
Born (1990-05-10) May 10, 1990 (age 26)
Origin Chicago, Illinois
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, producer, Music video director
Years active 2008–present
Labels Seven7Ceven Music
Associated acts Curren$y, Dom Kennedy, Mac Miller, Chance The Rapper, Danny Brown, SZA
Website www.brandundeshay.com

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

Career[edit]

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.

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]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Volume: One! for the Money (2008)
  • Volume: Two! for the Show (2009)
  • Your Favorite! MixTape (2009)
  • Volume: Three! to Get Ready (2010)
  • Your Favorite! MixTape 2 (2012)
  • goldUn Child (2015)
  • goldUn Child 2 (2016)

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, Mike G Bastard

Production discography[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]