DeShay performing at MePhi in 2010
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|Born||May 10, 1990|
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Labels||Toy's Factory, BMG Rights Management|
DeShay has produced for rappers such as Curren$y, Dom Kennedy, Mac Miller, Action Bronson, Chance The Rapper, and Danny Brown. His first official music video, "Why You Gotta Zodiac Like That" has been in rotation on mtvU.
In 2011, he released his debut album All Day DeShay: AM on his label Seven7Ceven Music. The album was well received by fans and critics. Following the release of the album, DeShay was nominated for the 2012 XXL Freshman list.
Style and influences
In an interview with MTV UK, DeShay said that Pharrell Williams and Yasutaka Nakata's music inspired him. 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.
- All Day DeShay: AM (2011)
- goldUn child (2015)
- goldUn child 2 (2016)
- The Super D3Shay (with The Jet Age of Tomorrow as The Super D3Shay) (2009)
- Volume: One! for the Money (2008)
- Volume: Two! for the Show (2009)
- Volume: Three! to Get Ready (2010)
|"Session"||2009||Tyler, The Creator, Hodgy Beats||Bastard|
|"Westside"||2016||Van Ness Wu 吳建豪||#MWHYB|
|"Funktion"||2016||Kero One||Reflection Eternal|
|2017||"Bad Habits" Crazyboy of J-Soul Brothers||Avex Japan|
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