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Episode 3: Part 1 of #ToBeHonest and Watch Party Details

This week’s episode of #ToBeHonest covers religion, a topic not to be messed with in the South. Mississippi is in the heart of the Bible Belt and most recently, our governor, Phil Bryant, signed a bill giving businesses the right to discriminate based on religious beliefs. Scary huh?

See what the cast has to say about religion below and make sure to RSVP for a FREE watch party with the cast for Episode 3: Part 2 next Tuesday, April 12th at Offbeat. See you there!


There’s No Place Like Mississippi: Episode 2 of #ToBeHonest

The cast of #ToBeHonest talks about Mississippi in this week’s episode; what we think about our state and what we’d like to change.

While most of the cast had a positive outlook for Mississippi, I was a bit of a “Negative Nancy”, lol. Check it out below and comment to tell us what you think about Mississippi.

To Be Young and Black: Episode 1 of #ToBeHonest

If you’ve been following my FaceBook page, Nside My Box, you would already know that I, Marla Denise, creator of NsideMyBox.com, is a cast member of Jessica Simien‘s new web series #ToBeHonest.

#ToBeHonest discusses real topics facing society today from the prospective of young, educated, African Americans from the south. Check out Episode 1: To Be Young and Black below and make sure to subscribe to Jessica Simien’s YouTube page to view cast introductions and upcoming episodes.

Comment below to tell us what you think it is to be young and black.


This Week in Hip Hop: Beef Brings Bars Plus New Kendrick Lamar Video


Picture derived from DDotOmen via Bing search.

If you’re a hip hop fan or on any type of social media, you should know all about the beef between Meek Mill and Drake. Last Tuesday, July 21st, Meek took to Twitter to discuss how Drake doesn’t write his own raps. Fans quickly started to wonder, “Well who has been getting me in my feelings about my ex for the last 5 years? Who started from the bottom? Who was running through the 6 with his woes?” Meek claimed that a rapper but the name of Quentin Miller is Drake’s ghostwriter, which may or may not be true. As a fan of hip hop, I really don’t care who writes the bars as long as they’re ill and delivered nicely over a hype beat. Many other fans seem to have the same sentiment, but still questioned Drake’s credibility.

Drake gave the claims 6 days (how clever) Continue reading This Week in Hip Hop: Beef Brings Bars Plus New Kendrick Lamar Video