Rob's Music Dealers Artist Spotlight: brandUn DeShay - Day 4 of 5 (Interview) 437 words · 3 minute read

:::Basic Music Questions:::

How long have you been doing music for?

I been producing since senior year high school and rappin the year after that. I actually didn’t even like music as an activity til that waaaaay late in high school.

What was the first record you bought?

N.E.R.D’s In Search Of. It’s still my favorite album of all time.

Who are your influences?

I really love life and all the random shxt that happens in it. I try to make songs based off that and that helps my material stay fresh and creative.

Explain your sound in 3 words.

brandUn. DeShay. bOw.!

Craziest show / fan story.

the craziest ones… I cant tell yall cuz the other person migh see this interview lol so imma give another one. In NY, I was sposed to have Charles Hamilton perform Veterans Day wit me but he cudnt get there for reasons beyond his control, but my dude Che Grande came through to back me up and I thought that was so spectacular that THAT was the replacement lol fxckin almighty Che Grande. Im so dope.


Food? Spaghetti. Hands down.

Rapper? Myself. Arrogant. But true.

Female model? This Mexican girl I saw on a mag in Walgreens. Idk her name.

Comedian? I love Chappelle. He helps me warm up before a show.

Movie? Donnie Darko or Artificial Intelligence.

Dessert? I don’t do dessert.

City to perform? I really loved NY. It felt special but AZ was my favorite.

City to chill? Idk yet. I haven’t found THAT place yet. Wherever I got money at.

:::Random Questions:::

You have unlimited dollars and can buy any car - what would you get?

A MR2 but id soop it up to the point that it’s a whole new car.

What was your worst job you ever had?

White Hen Pantry… Dude was an assclown. I ain stay a wk.

What do you think about the current music industry?

Theres not enough hard work. Too much shxt is done “off the strength of” instead of cats deserving it. Its fxckd up but hey, all you can do is play along. The ones that deserve it, like me, gon take that advantage and run wit it. Wizards.


:::First thing that comes to mind when you hear…:::

Illmatic Lupe’s Food and Liquor.

Common Sense 4corner Hustla

Record Labels Underrated and Stupid

Captain Crunch The roof of my mouth..ow

Football Madden.

Chicago Home.

Family Guy Mom. Ma. Mommy lol

Kanye West The father I never had.

Anything else you want to say?

Follow me at @brandunXdeshay and add me on FaceBook!! Thank you.