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PewDiePie roasts T-Series CEO for making video plea to Indians amid YouTube race

Published: 7/Mar/2019 3:16 Updated: 7/Mar/2019 4:02

by Albert Petrosyan

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As the race between Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg and T-Series continues to get more and more intense, the Bollywood label’s CEO has publicly asked for help in defeating their great YouTube rival. 

Bhushan Kumar, chairman and managing director of Super Cassettes Industries Limited, aka T-Series, tweeted out a video on March 6 as part of the effort to help T-Series overtake PewDiePie as the most subscribed-to channel on YouTube. 

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The video is primarily directed at Indians and applies to their sense of nationalism, asking them to subscribe to T-Series to “make India win.”

“There is an Indian YouTube channel on the brink of becoming the world’s number one,” he says. “It has taken us a lot of effort to come this far. To take my father Gulshan Kumar’s dream forward, I started this channel.”

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Today, it belongs to you; it belongs to the entire nation,” he goes on to say. “This is a historic moment for all of us, so let’s come together and subscribe to T-Series YouTube channel and make India proud.”

Of course, this publicly displayed video plea caught the attention of PewDiePie, who was quick to call it it as a “desperate” tactic on Twitter, which seemed to be a recurring theme in a lot of the comments.

“We forced them into begging,” one user wrote. “We forced a giant corporation with thousands of workers to beg for subs. That’s an incredible achievement, and more satisfying than being the number one, to be honest.”

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As things stand, PewDiePie holds just over a 56,000 subscriber lead over T-Series, as both channels have now topped the 88 million subscriber mark.

While most projections have the Bollywood brand passing the Swede on March 9, although no one would be the least surprised if he is still the King of YouTube past that.

He has maintained his lead for this long thanks to a variety of last minute boosts, the latest one being popular YouTuber MrBeast hosting Pewds’ popular Meme Review show on March 6. 

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Only time will tell how long this lead will last, but as far as PewDiePie’s fans are concerned, even the fact that T-Series have take such a step to ask for subscribers is a victory of its own. 

Cars

Future reveals insane custom Chevrolet truck

Published: 7/Oct/2020 16:00

by Kieran Bicknell

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Rapper Future has had an incredible career spanning over several decades. In that time, he’s risen through the ranks to become a household name in the rap/hip-hop genres. Now, he’s revealed the latest addition to his garage in the form of this crazy one-off Chevrolet Blazer.

Future – real name Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn – is an American rap artist from Atlanta, Georgia. In his time as a musician, he has amassed a number of awards and released several critically-acclaimed albums and tracks.

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With a car collection including Lamborghinis, Rolls-Royces, and Bentleys, he has now revealed his latest addition.

Standing out from his collection of ‘typical’ exotic cars, Future has now taken delivery of his custom-commissioned Chevrolet K5 Blazer truck from renowned tuners RingBrothers.

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Future Custom K5 Blazer
Instagram: @hre_wheels
Future commissioned the custom truck from renowned tuners RingBrothers.

Future’s new Ringbrothers Chevy K5 Blazer

This fully-restored, one-off build looks absolutely incredible and will stand out among Future’s other ‘stock’ cars. Finished in British Racing Green, this is a color that was not available from factory, and was used only for his personal build.

The exterior has been left mostly stock other than the color change, but the front headlights have been upgraded to LED units. Not only have the headlights been changed, but also the wheels – the stock items being replaced by a set of 18″ gold HRE wheels.

Inside, the car has been completely re-trimmed in brown leather, with a number of embossed logos throughout. The factory analog dials have been refreshed, but a 10″ touchscreen has been fitted to the dash. This is coupled to an uprated JL audio system – a key upgrade for a musician such as Future.

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Future unveiled the truck on his Instagram:

Underneath the hood is the biggest upgrade to the car – a complete engine and transmission swap. The stock motor has been ditched for a 6.2l LS3 V8, coupled to an uprated GM automatic transmission. With 430hp on tap, Future will have plenty of fun driving this custom truck around.

RingBrothers co-owner Mike Ring is justifiably proud of the result: “We’re humbled that people continue to come to us for special projects like this.”

“We realize that our customers could get a new Ferrari or Lamborghini but choose us instead. It’s an honor we don’t take lightly, so we put our heart into each project. We’re glad Future appreciates that.”

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