Allen David Forrest Jr. also known by the stage name Matchstik or Match, is an American recording artist, rapper, singer/songwriter, music producer, and actor. He is also the founder and CEO of M. Republik Music Group.
Forrest has released three studio albums and one EP. The Concept album released in Fall of 2009 has over 100,000 digital downloads worldwide. He was featured in Billboard magazine and on Yahoo.com's The New Now. Matchstik was the first rapper to make front page headlines in Dothan, AL in the Dothan Eagle newspaper.
Matchstik's song Give Back was featured in the Sony movie Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming movie soundtrack.
Allen is currently in the Artist Integration Program with Clear Channel Communications as well as a Brand Ambassador for TOMS shoe and eye wear!