Author Archives: TammyJ

Sparkle (2012) – Movie Review

Anyone that knows me knows I love a good musical movie. So I jumped at the chance to check out Sparkle. The story is about three sisters who form a group in hopes of making it big and gaining a record deal. The film, a remake, takes place during the 1960’s in Detroit. Jordin Sparks,…

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Hustlerz Ambition Tour Comes to Boston

Young Jeezy made his third stop of the ‘Hustlerz Ambition Tour’ at the House of Blues Boston last night. Although his grand entrance was nearly two hours late; the crowd was entertained by DJ Master Millions, DJ Sisko and Boston artists Ben Carew, J Allen and G. Montana. The Atlanta rapper preformed all of his…

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World Aids Day

Today is World Aids Day. Each year this day sparks an important memory of when a woman came to my alma mater to tell her story about how she contracted HIV. Honestly, I can not remember her name but her story has always stuck with me. During her lecture she  told us that she found…

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Fall Happenings

The fall season is coming and if you are like me you’re always on the look out for exciting adventures in the Massachusetts area. I took some time this year to prepare and research what may be worth attending. Here are my top picks for fall events and opportunities. If you’re a vegetarian or looking…

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RIP Aaliyah

Ten years ago today marks the day the world lost a fallen angel, Aaliyah Haughton. Since her first single “Back and Forth” featuring R. Kelly, I was a fan. When I first saw an interview with her, I remember thinking she’s a star; talented and humble. She will be around for years to come. As…

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Do you hear someone talking? – VH1’s Basketball Wives Season 3 Reunion Special 1

Okay so, everyone that knows me knows my guilty pleasure is reality TV. Shameful, I know, but I can’t get enough. One of my favorite shows I love to hate is VH1’s Basketball Wives. Last night was the Reunion Special Part 1 for Season 3 and yes, I was front and center. All of the…

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The Dish Wrap Up

HTC Brought 51% of Dre’s Beats Electronics For $300 Million Can I just say …when I grow up I want my bank account to look just like Dr. Dre’s!  The Hip Hop Icon sold 51% majority stake of Beats Electronics to HTC for $300 Million. If you’re not familiar with Beats Electronics…Where have you been?…

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Is cancer a laughing matter?

50/50 Movie Review Okay, so what made me want to check out 50/50 is because it’s a dramedy (comedy/drama) about young man’s battle to beat a rare form of back cancer. The plot was pretty basic. Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) finds out he has a spinal tumor and 50/50 survival rate. He then turns to his…

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