Cool man. Thank you for the sincere reply & your perspective. When I was listening to that soul-sides radio show link, I also got the same vibe from Thes about how important the Fans and the Fun really are for PUTS & PL70. The money and the disses come and go, but PUTS really cares about us. That sh*t's important to a fan like me. Even hanging out with Double after the Sacto show and passing some tree (I didn't partake, can't cause of my career path), I realize that these are some guys I can just kick it with; they are ambitious in the right ways. No eyes on the prize; the eyes are on the music and the fans. I don't think will.I.am or any of those dudes would invite people to just kick it like the P do.
I realize how on the jock I appear to be, but seriously... If you're proud of your family, you say something. And the fans and the P really seem like brothers... and sisters (can't forget you, boombip, haha). If I seem like a teenage girl tripping over Lady Gaga or some sh*t, lemme know. It's coming from respect, not from star-worship.
On a side note, when did you meet PUTS and get involved with the store, spelunk?