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Graham the Christian says ‘Gucci Gang’ a million times

A YouTuber said the words ‘Gucci Gang’ one million times on camera in the name of charity—and shed tears of exhaustion when he finally reached the last occurrence.

Graham the Christian, 19, who is based in Chicago, Illinois, spent 15 consecutive days earlier this month saying the words over and over again to raise funds for Red Nose Day, a charity that supports children living in poverty in the U.S.

Gucci Gang is a song by rapper Lil Pump, with a video that has been viewed a staggering 436 million times on YouTube since its release in October last year.

 

Impressive: YouTuber Graham the Christian, who is based in Chicago, said the words ‘Gucci Gang’ one million times on camera in the name of charity

Charity: Graham spent 15 consecutive days earlier this month saying the words over and over again to raise funds for Red Nose Day, tracking his count in the top left corner of the screen

Charity: Graham spent 15 consecutive days earlier this month saying the words over and over again to raise funds for Red Nose Day, tracking his count in the top left corner of the screen

Graham thus relied on the well-known catchphrase ‘Gucci Gang’, which is repeated many times in Lil Pump’s song too, to create his own challenge.

The YouTuber set up a live-stream to allow his followers to watch his feat as it happened, and got to work.

He often spent more than 17 hours a day saying ‘Gucci Gang’ on a loop, each time getting just a little bit closer to his goal.

Graham has now shared the video of his final 1,000 ‘Gucci Gangs’, which shows just how emotionally drained he had become by the end of his project.

The clip sees him repeating ‘Gucci Gang’ so many times the words stop making sense and the syllables begin to mesh together.

At times, Graham utters the words extremely rapidly in one long breath, but other moments of the video show him slowing down and enunciating a bit more. 

Long-term endeavor: The YouTuber often spent more than 17 hours a day saying 'Gucci Gang' on a loop, each time getting just a little bit closer to his goal

Long-term endeavor: The YouTuber often spent more than 17 hours a day saying ‘Gucci Gang’ on a loop, each time getting just a little bit closer to his goal

Struggling: Graham has now shared the video of his final 1,000 'Gucci Gangs', which shows just how emotionally drained he had become by the end of his project

Struggling: Graham has now shared the video of his final 1,000 ‘Gucci Gangs’, which shows just how emotionally drained he had become by the end of his project

His face contorts as he keeps repeating the same syllables in a seemingly endless loop.

Each time Graham says ‘Gucci Gang’, he clicks his mouse, presumably to keep count of how many times he has said the words.

On the right side of the screen, comments from his viewers keep appearing, most of them encouraging the YouTuber while some tell him to go faster.

Graham’s face lights up with a smile as he nears the 1,000,000 mark, and right before the last instance, he takes a few second to wipe his eyes as he begins to shed tears.

‘Oh my God,’ he says before finally saying his final ‘Gucci Gang’.

His supporters thus erupt in virtual cheer, sending congratulatory comments in all caps, while Graham buries his face in his hands.

‘Oh my God, that took so long,’ he says. ‘Oh my God.’

Emotional: As he neared the end of his challenge, with just a few more thousand repetitions to go, Graham wiped his eyes and shed a few tears

Emotional: As he neared the end of his challenge, with just a few more thousand repetitions to go, Graham wiped his eyes and shed a few tears

He did it! After passing the 1,000,000 mark, the YouTuber buried his face in his hands while his viewers erupted in virtual cheer by way of congratulatory comments

He did it! After passing the 1,000,000 mark, the YouTuber buried his face in his hands while his viewers erupted in virtual cheer by way of congratulatory comments

Funds: Graham has raised more than $10,000 so far for Red Nose Day, which he wanted to support because he has worked with children living in poverty in the past

Funds: Graham has raised more than $10,000 so far for Red Nose Day, which he wanted to support because he has worked with children living in poverty in the past

Graham then breaks into tears and steps away from the computer to compose himself.

He later returns to thank his viewers, adding: ‘When I started this, I didn’t think it was going to be—I didn’t think it was going to end like this.’

Despite his tears, he adds the experience has been ‘a pleasure’ and finally ends the live-stream.

His efforts have raised more than $10,000 so far for Red Nose Day, which Graham wanted to support because he has worked with children living in poverty in the past.

‘I live in the United States and have been working with children in programs around Chicago for a good part of my life,’ he wrote under his video.

‘Red Nose Day is a reputable charity that helps children in poverty–the exact demographic that I’ve worked with. These children are primarily in the United States.

‘They serve meals, provide essential medical services, help educate and house those who need it.’

Graham’s clip showcasing his 1,000 last ‘Gucci Gangs’ has been watched almost two million times.

The YouTuber has pledged to donate all revenue generated by ads on the clip to Red Nose Day.



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