From the west side of Chicago, 23 year old brandUn DeShay, the rapper/producer is known across the industry for his music, positivity, and wit. A former member of Odd Future, he has now produced music for Curren$y, Mikey Rocks, Mac Miller & Tyler the Creator.
brandUn has a worldwide fan base without having a record deal.
His "World Famous" music video has had over 100,000 views in less than three months, and his featured music video "Why You Gotta Zodiac Like that" was featured on MTV and has almost 200,000 views on YouTube to date.
Brandun has been praised by some of the most prolific musical artists in the field such as Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest and Yasunori Mistuda, the premier Japanese film and video game composer of the Chrono Trigger series. Additionally, many of his inspirations come from the movie Donnie Darko, The Smiths, childhood video games, summer time Chicago, all things celestial, the beach, and love from his fans.
His work has been featured in numerous media outlets including most notably the October 2011 issue of XXL and a nomination for the XXL Freshman 12 list.
brandUn is a talent to follow and work with while he's on his way up!