keep it real = authentic

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Tue Jul 15 17:45:38 UTC 2008

In a message dated 7/14/08 5:28:47 PM, hwgray at GMAIL.COM writes:

> As Chappelle uses the phrase, it appears to have little to do with
> authenticity. Rather, it appears to relate to maintaining one's social
> status in the face of any challenge thereto whatsoever
That is, giving authentic, unrestrained responses to challenges   rather than
controlled, unauthentic ones. Or at any rate that is exactly how "keep it
real" is used in the video.

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