ABOUT GFMPA

Global Foundation Music Placement Agency (GFMPA) is a division of Foundation Unit Entertainment Services LLC. A long standing full service music licensing agency, producer/artist-management, talent scout, video production and content development. The company is spearheaded by LaPonne Burton who is a Recording Academy member, Music Care activist and visionary. For over 10 years Foundation Unit Entertainment Services has created a top echelon of sonically premiere catalog music that is represented through all media outlets.

Our music has been placed on iconic commercials such as Cadillac Denali, AT&T and Hyphy Juice energy drink-which sold 6 million during its inception, out selling-Red Bull in Northern California in 2006. In addition, we are marketed on national and international television networks such as MTV, VH-1, ABC, NBC, CBS, award shows like the VH-1 hip hop producers battle. GFMPA produced the acclaimed song ‘Scratch Your Head, Make You Smile’ for legendary artist LL Cool J in conjunction with Island Def Jam, G-Unit records, Mr.Curtis Jackson aka 50 cent imprint and Violator records the late Mr. Chris Lighty. As founder of F.U.E.N.T.S, LaPonne Burton has collaborated with the technically sound designer, genius, multimedia director and founder of Travsonic Studios Mr. Aaron Reppert who was mentored by Mr. Calvin Roberts, the D.I.T.(Digital Imaging Technician / Vision Engineer on the iconic franchise, Star Wars Return of the Sixth and Attack of the Clones.

We formulated a team of producers, artists, and engineers, and personally taught on the major components of the entertainment industry. Understanding that show business is 90 percent business and 10 percent show and how to utilize that knowledge and become business savvy and thrive in the industry. Being taught by Mr. Aaron Reppert how to produce, record, engineer, mix and master music and protect one’s art through copyright channel’s. Foundation Unit Entertainment Services LLC has an unwavering position and mantra…”We Do It Right The First Time, or We Don’t Do It At All.” Foundation Global Vision will continue to enrich the brand that Foundation Unit Ent. Services has built. We have dedicated over 10 years working with advertising agencies, marketing firms, branding clients and creative directors who all understanding that we treat every vision, concern and demand as if we are the client. We guarantee the vision will always be enriched by Foundation Global Music Placement Agency

LaPonne co-founded, co-produced, performed, managed the talent and developed business opportunities for a rap group titled (Foundation Entertainment) which consisted of independent artist and producers in San Francisco. The group lasted 3 years and LaPonne ended up relocating in 1994 to Atlanta, GA to consult behind the scenes on various celebrity projects with A/R Coordinator Regina Davenport who worked for LaFace Records, Stankonia and Purple Ribbon Entertainment. It afforded him the opportunity to be exposed on the 1994 Rap City TV episode covering the (Outkast Southern Playalistic Cook Out Picnic) which also featured Usher, TLC, Sean Puffy Combs, Notorious B.I.G., Busta Rhymes, Jermaine Dupri, just to name a few.

LaPonne co-founded, co-produced, performed, managed the talent and developed business opportunities for a rap group titled (Foundation Entertainment) which consisted of independent artist and producers in San Francisco. The group lasted 3 years and LaPonne ended up relocating in 1994 to Atlanta,Georgia to consult behind the scenes on various celebrity projects with A/R Coordinator Regina Davenport who worked for LaFace Records, Stankonia and Purple Ribbon Entertainment. It afforded him the opportunity to be exposed on the 1994 Rap City TV episode covering the (Outkast Southern Playalistic Cook Out Picnic) which also featured Usher, TLC, Sean Puffy Combs, Notorious B.I.G., Busta Rhymes, Jermaine Dupri, just to name a few.

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