To reach the boundaries of over-reacting, while maintaining sensibility. "Keepin' it real" should only be brought into action when something personal is being attacked, such as one's manhood, one's mother, one's moral code, etc.
Violence is necessary.
Guy : Bitch, what'd you just say to me?
Woman : I said your mother is an ersatz Harriet Jacobs.
Guy : Bitch, I told you to shut your wiki-educated mouth. I'm keepin' it real 24-7.