Forward Motion Management and Media LLC

Forward Motion Management and Media LLC

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About Our Company

Established in 2016, Forward Motion Management and Media LLC is a full-fledged management and media company. We started the company to have full creative and artistic control of content, as well as help artists create and promote music.

Our company is focused on remaining independent while building a fan base for our current and future artists. Many of our musicians do not need to depend on mainstream culture for acceptance or validity. Our team strives hard to create high-quality products and events in line with our brand.

We also aspire to build powerful relationships between artists  and audiences . To accomplish this, we maintain an online presence through social media partnerships and content development.

We work hard to independently build and maintain excellence in all of our business and product developments. Our company was inspired by the following independent firms:

  • No Limit Records
  • Strange Music Group

  • Suave House
  • Ruthless Records

  • Rap-o-Lot Records

About Musiq Matisse

Musiq Matisse is an artist, writer, content producer, manager, and managerial consultant. He has been in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years. Prior to the advancement of social media, Musiq Matisse owned and operated Rufcut Entertainment, which was an independently operated regional street team and marketing company that started in Brooklyn, New York and Columbia, South Carolina.

This  allowed him to come in contact with a wide variety of independent firms, major music companies, as well as individual artists.

Musiq Matisse is also the former Managing Editor of the West Coast-based TRUE Magazine. Artist interviews  conducted during his tenure there include but are not limited to the following:

  • 50 Cent
  • Tha Dogg Pound

  • Chingy
  • Busta Rhymes

  • Twista

He has been a managing consultant to several artists  such as Tracey Lee (Universal Records) and NAAM Brigade (Elektra, Artist Direct).  Musiq’s experience and insight in this industry have given him a plethora of knowledge and experience that will serve Forward Motion Management well in its quest to maintain a core fan base and release independent content.

Musiq Matisse is also the creator and producer of THE AIR ASSAULT MIXTAPE RADIO (2004 to 2008) on as well as INSTUDIO (2016) on Currently, he is a special events correspondent for

A Message From Musiq Matisse

I understand that maintaining ownership and independence as well as creative control over your product is the only way to ensure your own success in the current business of music. It’s not how much you sell, it’s about what you are getting back from the amount sold.

Jane Doe - Another Company, LLC

CADILLACS ...COLLARD GREENS & CORNBREAD.....The new mixtape by Musiq Matisse ....Featuring the hits "LEGENDS" ....and "ABSTRACT BASQUIAT "....If you like traditional mid west /southern hip hop in the tradition of early regional pioneers this is the mixtape for you .
05 - Legends
Musiq Matisse (Cadillacs, Collards & Cornbread)
07 - Abstract Basquiat
Musiq Matisse (Cadillacs, Collards & Cornbread)


NAAM BRIGADE - Philadelphia street legends NAAM BRIGADE are about to be " EARLY IN THE GAME " once again with their upcoming 2017 summer release . After releasing the above mentioned album in the early 2000's  which charted in the top 20 on the BILLBOARD HEATSEEKERS CHART  , Collaborations with LIL MO , JUVENILE , FREEWAY , as well as unreleased material with EVE , MISSY ELLIOTT,TIMBALAND  .......And  touring with LL COOL  J , LIL KIM , and 50 CENT and being featured on the PAID IN FULL TOUR  the Philly trailblazers are set for another strong independent music release .

The new album " EARLY IN THE GAME -THE SEQUEL "  which features the rhyme stylings of SONNI BLAKK , RAMBO ,and EYSE DA SUPA STAR  chronicles the current sounds of the PHILADELPHIA streets as well as displaying a growth and maturity that only real life experience can give .....The album features production by :  BLADE , ROBIN BANKS and EYSE DA SUPASTAR .......For bookings , interviews  email or DM Musiq Matisse on IG
TRACEY LEE - After releasing his debut album MANEY FACEZ ( BYSTORM / UNIVERSAL ) which contained the club classic  " THE THEME -PARTY TIME " ..........Tracey Lee sought the avenue of independence  . After parting ways with the label Mr . Lee worked with NBA Entertainment  hosting the untelevised portion of the NBA ALL STAR -WEEKEND JAM SESSION concert series  02 ,03,04  . He also hosted the NIKE Battleground street ball tournament with NBA Champion John Salley  . Containing collaborations with NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and BUSTA RHYMES  "MANY FACEZ"  could have easily gone Gold / Platinum .  Through trial and error Tracey decided to pursue his degree in the  field that he loved  . Graduating with his Juris Doctorate  in entertainment law  from SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY  he  formed LLEFT Entertainment . In 2014 he independently released " ESQUIRE " which contained production and engineering from ROC NATIONS own YOUNG GURU . The album is currently available on iTunes for additional info on bookings , interviews etc  or  DM Musiq Matisse on IG
YOUNG BLEED - In the early nineties NO LIMIT RECORDS was on top of  the game . Hailing from Baton Rouge Louisiana  YOUNG BLEED was signed to the label and released the GOLD selling  RIAA certified  album  " MY BALLS AND MY WORD " .......containing the hit  " HOW YA DO DAT" .  
After severing ties with No Limit YOUNG BLEED signed with TECH N9NE's STRANGE MUSIC GROUP  and released the album and book " PRESERVED" ....After completion of that project YOUNG  BLEED  went on to release numerous independent projects and continues to perform and tour . He is currently headlining the " HARD WORK PAYS OFF TOUR " in 2017  selling out venues in the mid -west and south west  while  promoting his new album "LIVIN" which features  C-BO , SPICE 1 , YUKMOUTH , and the DOGG POUNDS  DAZ DILLENGER . His music is available on Google .com and .....For bookings ,interviews ,etc (east coast only )  DM  Musiq Matisse on IG or email . ORDER YOUR COPY OF "LIVIN" NOW .