|Origin||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Producer, rapper, disc jockey|
Hatchet House (2007-present)|
Psychopathic Records (2012-present)
|Insane Clown Posse, Twiztid, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Boondox, Anybody Killa, Axe Murder Boyz, Bailz, Zug Izland, Esham, Bizarre, King Gordy, Myzery, Kottonmouth Kings, The Dayton Family, Cold 187um, Big Hoodoo, The R.O.C., Tech N9ne, Three 6 Mafia, Legz Diamond & The Purple Gang|
DJ Clay (born Michael Velasquez) is an American record producer, rapper and disc jockey from Detroit, Michigan. He is signed to Psychopathic Records. As of 2010, Velasquez has sold over 200,000 units.
While DJing in Southwest Detroit,starting at the age of 13, he started making a name by age 16, by 17 Michael Velasquez performed at several events hosted by Psychopathic Records, including Big Balla X-Mas Party events, Juggalo Championship Wrestling events, charity events, and the release party for Twiztid's album Man's Myth. In 2006, he was asked by Shaggy 2 Dope to DJ for him on his national "F.T.F.O." tour. After the tour, Velasquez was approached by Insane Clown Posse to DJ all of their tours exclusively . Velasquez was signed by Psychopathic Records in 2007 and began producing songs for several of the label's releases. In 2013 he toured with National rock band Zug Izland .... to date Dj Clay has sold over 200,000 Mix Tapes and has been on 20+ national tours .
At the 2007 Gathering of the Juggalos music festival, it was announced that Velasquez had been signed to Psychopathic Records and their subsidiary label Hatchet House. The following year, it was announced that Velasquez would be releasing a series of mixtapes entitled Let 'Em Bleed that would feature artists on Psychopathic Records, Hatchet House and other labels. After releasing four volumes, Velasquez announced in 2010 that he would be releasing a new series of mixtapes entitled Book of the Wicked. On June 4, 2013, DJ Clay released a new mixtape entitled A World Upside Down. Velasquez is set to release a free (edm)Trap mixtape titled "The Sidewayz Room" in December 2016. he is releasing his next major mix tape in 2017 and is currently producing Shaggy 2 Dope (ICP)'s solo record Titled "FTFOMF" . On January 1, 2017 DJ Clay was invited to the Juggalo March On Washington. On January 2, 2017 DJ Clay accepted his invite. In August 2018 it was announced that DJ Clay would be working on a collaboration EP with Danny Diablo. In September 2018 DJ Clay took to social media to announce a "black out" meaning he would be stepping away from social media to work on his new album with Psychopathic and wouldn't return to social media until it was complete.
He was featured on the Bloodstepp track "Underground MVP" which also featured Big Hoodoo, Axe Murder Boyz, Spice 1, KidCrusher, Syn and Mike Puwal of Zug Izland from the album Grand Theft UFO: Floppy Disk Edition released in 2014.