Before RDCWorld1 would gain over 3 million
subscribers on YouTube, clock in nearly ½ a million followers on Instagram and each
member would have their own legion of fans… Before the boys of RDC World would hit trending
with their recent drops Anime House 3 and clock in million of views with ‘When you realize
your a side character in anime’ & ‘How Chick-Fila workers was when they heard about the new
Popeyes Chicken Sandwich’. Before They Started their own Anime and gaming
convention called Dream Con, And before their real dreams would change the world… RDCWorld1 is short for Real Dreamers Change The World and
the 1 I’m guessing is cause someone had already stolen the name. They are a group of six friends
led by Mark Phillips who originally wanted to create their own Anime show. Breaking into
traditional media is never an easy feet, and after some failed attempts at getting their
work seen by companies, it was decided that him and his fellow loving Anime & Manga buddies
would create comedy skits for YouTube. Their come up didn’t happen overnight, in
fact, it took them 3 years just to get to 2000 subscribers! What’s going on guys? It’s your boy Michael
McCrudden documenting the life and career of RDC prior to YouTube fame here for you
of course on Before They Were Famous. The crew just hit 3 million subs so we had to
get you their full story! We’ve covered other big YouTubers like Live Love Serve and
DJ Ghost this year on this channel so let us know who we should do next in the comments
down below. Before we start, I’ve got a trivia question for you guys… What song did Affiong play in I.S.S. off of
a Razor cell-phone that got his classmates dancing? Place your guesses down below, alright, let’s
get into it. RDC World is comprised Mark Phillips, born
on September 16, 1994. His cousin Leland Manigo born on October 16,
1995. Affiong Harris, born on June 8, 1995. Desmond Johnson born on May 10, 1994. Also,
Ben Skinner and Dylan Patel. All coming straight out of Texas. The story of RDCWorld begins with Mark Phillips
who is from Waco Texas located between Austin and Dallas. He grew up in a middle class home
with three sisters, two big brothers and two loving parents. In
elementary school, Mark loved playing dodgeball with his friends: Besides dodging, ducking, dipping, diving
and dodging balls left and right, Mark was also a storyteller: He used to make up comedy stories and would
include all of his friends within the storyline. One day, when he was in gym class, his teacher
told him to never lose his smile: In middle school he began to fall in love
with Anime and playing video games. Mark always did well in school and had a group
of friends that he hung out with every day in middle school. His best friends were named Elijah and Brandon.
The three of them were always joking and laughing in class. But unfortunately, Elijah got in
with the wrong crowd and stopped hanging out with them. And Brandon stopped talking to
Mark. So going into high school, he was all on his own. He made new friends and continued
his love for gaming at the time. He was playing Modern Warfare 1 and 2, Naruto
and Gears of War. After high school, he wasn’t planning on going to college. Mark’s original
dream was actually to become a Manga artist. The plan was that he would be the writer and
his friend would be the illustrator. But his friend became less and less interested in
the project over time: After adding in the new members, the group
sent in their work to companies but got no replies. Mark got really discouraged. His
goal was to one day have his own anime show, but with no interest in their project, it
seemed like a far-away goal. Him and his friend who he started the original
drawings with decided to come up with a new plan. They wanted to find a way to get their
work out there to the world. That’s when they came up with the idea of starting a YouTube
channel. So, they started a YouTube channel about their Manga called “The Resistance.”
which currently has under 1K views. That’s got 1K, it shows you how tough it can
be to get any sort of traction on YouTube. At first, Desmond and Leland were all in on
the channel, but after their early videos weren’t getting very many views, they got
discouraged and weren’t as interested in making vids. So, with no official deal for
their Manga, it was off to college for Mark. He attended the University of North Texas
where he graduated with a degree in integrative studies, that was in May of 2017. He also
made headlines by photoshopping his graduation pictures into famous album covers: Aright, I gotta give some air time to the
other members of the group. Leland Manigo take it away… Mark and Leland are cousins. Then there is
their friend Desmand Johnson And Affiong Harris These dude were always hanging out and joking together
while in college. The group of friends decided to start a new channel, this time with the
goal of creating funny comedy videos and skits. They wanted to gain the attention of the people,
but they always had the goal of going back to their original dream of creating a Manga.
Their first video that’s still up is called “Hilarious Home Video” back in 2012. The video might not look like much but the
comments today read, at 0:00 Legends Were Born. The second video that’s still on their
channel is called “Home Alone 4 Official Video” and it currently has over a million
views. The editing was pretty basic at first, but
the videos were hilarious from the beginning. The team began to build an audience and grow
their subscriber base over time. After a year of having the channel, they only had… well
300 subscribers. Goes to show you that growth takes time. They
boys enjoyed making skits so much that they kept creating. It’s not like every video
they dropped was going viral, but they were slowly building. They had some massive videos though, like
“How To Kidnap A Person” with over a million views “Things I Hate About Summer” which
also has over a million, “If Disney Channel Was Black” which has more than 3 million
and “How to Roast” which has close to 5 million views. Their uploads weren’t as consistent because
school was getting busy: Plus, while in college, Affiong started working
at Krispy Kreme Donuts. But they kept producing content and by 2015,
they had 1 million… Uh, nevermind, 2000 subscribers!!!!! But later in the year, the channel had gotten
15k subscribers and later in the year it bumped up to 30k. They kept posting skits and funny
videos and building their audience. Then some of their NBA content blew up online
where Mark would act like LeBron and his friends would be his teammates. They did the same for Golden State, and the
videos started to blow up: They did the same type of content about rap
and Anime and continued to grow their base. And in 2016, the channel had over 100 thousand
subscribers! Just goes to show you that things often take
a lot longer than you initially think, but if you’re persistent with things, then you
can really grow it into something amazing from scratch. 1 Week later, they Hit 1 Million Subscribers
on YouTube in May of 2017 so Mark posted a touching video. They also made it more acceptable to admit
a love for anime. They said in an interview with Tubefilter. I believe that people have always watched
anime, but they were just scared to admit it due to a number of reasons.
One of those reasons being that they were afraid of what people would think of them
for watching it. I strongly believe that we paved the way for
people to become more comfortable with their passion for watching anime through the content
that we create. That’s where a ton of our core fan-base
derived from. Later on, the group added new members Ben
Skinner: And
Dylan Patel Currently, the group continues to make great
content and they’re also making some big moves. I have a feeling it’s still just
the beginning for them. Oh, I almost forgot. Affiong’s grandfather worked as a probation
officer before becoming a substitute teacher after retirement. And one day, while in I.S.S. he got to use
his grandfather’s Razer phone and played Gold Digger By Kanye West. And there you have
the answer to the question from the beginning of the video: Who got that right? If you did
I owe you a follow. But as for the rest of the story, well you
know it, because this is Before They Were Famous:

RDCWorld1 | Before They Were Famous | Anime House Biography

100 thoughts on “RDCWorld1 | Before They Were Famous | Anime House Biography

  • November 22, 2019 at 12:58 pm
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    He forgot about John

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm
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    I’m the biggest rdcworld1 fan I was there back thing not to say to your bro’s the first time Ben was introduced ever and it wasn’t how to kidnap a person

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:01 pm
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    And I remember the first ever meets the term back in 2013 or 14

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:01 pm
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    Young don the sauce god

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:02 pm
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    They first video ever was called halarious home video and it was about Pokémon it came out in July 2012

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:14 pm
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    Before they were famous “DashiXP”

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:16 pm
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    Where John?

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:22 pm
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    Gold digger kanye real fan follow me on ig @vlonecel

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:23 pm
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    Do youarecreaters

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:25 pm
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    You should make a before they were famous on youarecreaters Justin perry

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:26 pm
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    CalebCity

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:34 pm
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    🔥

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:38 pm
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    How dare he not mention video game house

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:38 pm
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    Gold digger

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:39 pm
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    If is Thegoatforreal

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:40 pm
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    This Wht I’m talkin bout ,my favorite YouTubers Big RDC!!!!!!!!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:43 pm
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    Bruh this is my first time seeing mark's baby pictures. Wow

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:51 pm
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    Do Berleezy before he was famous

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:55 pm
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    Let's GOOOOOOOOOO RDC!!!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    He played gold digger

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    GOLD DIGGER BY KANYE WEST

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  • November 22, 2019 at 1:56 pm
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    It’s nahrahto

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm
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    Rcd worlds Instagram brought me here

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:04 pm
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    Narudo

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:05 pm
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    Mark said on IG, you got 60% right and are missing a couple HUGE moments.

    Michael, contact him and redo the vid? 👀😘❤️

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:11 pm
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    Knew most of it was surprised by some

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:11 pm
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    Can we get one for the "jesus christ" guy!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:18 pm
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    I had to exit the vid after this 4:47

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:32 pm
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    Rdcworld1 is high key my favorite channel

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:34 pm
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    'Ion even know what they did they really didn't do nothing"😂😂

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:36 pm
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    "Nuhrooto"….come on bro

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:38 pm
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    Rdc are so ha

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:39 pm
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    Do coryxkenshin

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:39 pm
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    I’ve been watching them since 10th grade.

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:42 pm
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    BERLEEZYYYY

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:42 pm
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    Yes sir my boys made it🔥🔥

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:45 pm
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    I HATE every thing about M.M his voice, his tangents, how he mispronounces everything and how he talks in ALL CAPS😠😠😠😠 I love Rdcworld 1 more than I HATE him

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:47 pm
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    My niggas made it 😢

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:55 pm
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    Leland maningo

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:55 pm
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    ever since the hood Olympics thats when I knew they were special

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  • November 22, 2019 at 2:56 pm
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    do one for jay Canada

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:02 pm
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    Naruuutooo

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:13 pm
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    Before they were famous
    🦅🐍"NOCAP"🐍🦅

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:14 pm
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    I think the song was by Kanye West idk

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:18 pm
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    Before they were famous
    🦅🐍"NOCAP"🐍🦅

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:21 pm
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    The homies made it!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:26 pm
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    💰

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:29 pm
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    It’s please don’t do cocaine

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:34 pm
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    Nobody caught live love serve

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:39 pm
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    HA, he called loveliveserve liveloveserve =)

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:47 pm
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    I seen RDC…I clicked it

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  • November 22, 2019 at 3:59 pm
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    I haven't see a video in a min and that boy got fat

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:05 pm
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    Just here for RDC

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:06 pm
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    These dudes are honestly huge inspirations for me… They inspired me to start my own YouTube channel and do similar content like them..🙏🏿

    Real dreams really do change the world..!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:12 pm
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    People we actually care about

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:12 pm
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    Live live serve. Really

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:16 pm
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    NO wayyyyyyyyy rdcworld1 finally made it

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:25 pm
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    Live Love Serve? Okay…

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:27 pm
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    So annoying, my Siri activates at 8:21 everytime lol

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:48 pm
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    Do Pierre Bourne

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:54 pm
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    “RDC WORLD” ARE GOAT’S 🐐‼️💯

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  • November 22, 2019 at 4:59 pm
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    I discovered RDCW1 when Mark dropped the first Story Time, never stop you guys! 🍻

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  • November 22, 2019 at 5:03 pm
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    Who else has been waiting for this?

    👇🏾

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  • November 22, 2019 at 5:05 pm
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    Been their fan since 'when people take anime too far' and it wasn't even a full on 10-15 minutes video. It was a short video on their Facebook page.

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  • November 22, 2019 at 5:11 pm
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    T pindell next

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  • November 22, 2019 at 5:20 pm
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    Dude you gotta dooo ROB DYRDEK!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 5:42 pm
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    Dormtainment

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  • November 22, 2019 at 5:50 pm
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    The New Kings of Comedy !!!!!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 5:50 pm
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    You did not do your research enough. The video that blew them up wasn’t the NBA videos. It was the if anime was real fight video. You didn’t even mention their switch from supremedreams_1 to RDCWorld.

    You’re getting lazy BTWF. I’m disappointed

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  • November 22, 2019 at 5:55 pm
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    I love RDCWorld1 so much

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  • November 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm
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    Dylan a side character for no being in the thumbnail

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  • November 22, 2019 at 6:13 pm
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    Gold digger, Kanye west

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  • November 22, 2019 at 6:28 pm
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    Gears of war is a godlike game and also halo. Xbox on top

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  • November 22, 2019 at 6:32 pm
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    THEY FINALLY MADE IT

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  • November 22, 2019 at 6:41 pm
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    I seen RdcWorld So i click

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  • November 22, 2019 at 6:45 pm
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    Where is Soilluminati at

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  • November 22, 2019 at 6:47 pm
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    I love RDC. But Dylan drives me nuts tbh. He isn’t very funny, and he always makes the skits awkward

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:05 pm
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    Finally RdcWorld1 Got A Video

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:23 pm
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    do shakur stevenson

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:23 pm
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    Hey let’s do KSI

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:24 pm
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    please do shakur stevenson

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:33 pm
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    These guys are young GOATS

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:39 pm
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    You should do Koffe next.

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:48 pm
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    12:54
    That might be the greatest picture of successful Youtubers/Content Creators I've ever seen

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:50 pm
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    Why they leave John out

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:50 pm
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    prince swanny

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:53 pm
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    now they gain a lot of subscribers none stop lol

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:56 pm
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    He played gold digger on his razor

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:57 pm
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    Live love serve?

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  • November 22, 2019 at 7:58 pm
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    Do danny Duncan

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:02 pm
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    Do dashie or coryxkinsh

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:02 pm
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    you owe me!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:19 pm
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    Best video yet

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:22 pm
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    Do cash nasty

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:22 pm
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    Jesserthelazer

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:27 pm
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    Gold digger

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:30 pm
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    AAYYEEEE my bois got one now thats crazy!!!!!

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:34 pm
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    I love these guys

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  • November 22, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    I've been waiting

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