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You never know how the crowd is going to respond. When Action Bronson first body-slammed an intruding stagerusher, it very easily could have become a big problem. Physically assaulting your fans? Not always a bad idea, but very easily misinterpreted.

But Bam Bam is just. He doesn’t always just run up and start fan-slamming. Bam Bam knows a simple truth: in all things, there is a right and a wrong way. Here’s the wrong way:

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That is what we like to call a catastrophe. Conversely, when Bronson was confronted with an overzealous fan during a show in Seattle, he waved off security, hoisted the floundering youth onto his shoulders, and shotputted him back into the crowd. Simple, elegant, effective. Watch the video below, especially after the 3:30 mark.

INTERVIEW: ACTION BRONSON SPEAKS ON “BLUE CHIPS 2,” BEING A FATHER AND A GREAT MAN