Brandun DeShay

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
brandUn DeShay
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
Years active 2008–present
Labels Seven7Ceven Music
Associated acts Curren$y, Dom Kennedy, Mac Miller, Chance The Rapper, Danny Brown, SZA

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]


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]


Studio albums[edit]

Extended plays[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]


External links[edit]