"The hottest reggae, dancehall and dub served up by The Upsetter."
―GTA V Website

The Blue Ark is a radio station featured in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online that plays reggae and dancehall music.

Description

The station is hosted by Jamaican music producer Lee "Scratch" Perry.

This is the preferred station of Omega.

The radio will automatically switch to this station if the player tunes to Blaine County Radio and then loses the signal of that station.

Tracklist

Tracklist
Song: Preview: Notes:
"Odd Ras" by Chronixx (2012)
"Money In My Pocket" by Dennis Brown (1972)
"Night Nurse" by Gregory Isaacs (1982)
"Crazy Girl" by Half Pint (1997)
"Chapter Three" by Joe Gibbs & The Professionals (1978)
"Sons Of Slaves" by Junior Delgado (1977)
"Gun Shot A Fire" by Konshens (2012)
"I Am A Madman" by Lee Perry & The Upsetters (1986)
"Disco Devil" by Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Full Experience (1977)
"Grumblin' Dub" by The Upsetters (1977)
"Psycho" by Tommy Lee Sparta (2012)
"We Never Fear Dem (So Bad Riddim)" by Vybz Kartel feat. Popcaan (2012)
"Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt" by Yellowman (1983)
"Kingston Be Wise" by Protoje (2012)
"Loyal (Royals Remix)" by Demarco (2014) "Royals Remix" is not available on Spotify. Exclusive for PS4, Xbox One & PC versions
"Kingston Town (Remix)" by Busy Signal feat. Damian Marley (2012) Remix is not available on Spotify. Exclusive for PS4, Xbox One & PC versions
These songs were originally cut from previous-gen releases.
"Topic of the Day" by I-Octane (2011) Exclusive for PS4, Xbox One & PC versions
"Addi Truth" by Vybz Kartel (2014) Exclusive for PS4, Xbox One & PC versions
"Money Come and Money Go" by Lee "Scratch" Perry (2010) Exclusive for PS4, Xbox One & PC versions
"Roast Fish & Cornbread" by Lee "Scratch" Perry (1978) Exclusive for PS4, Xbox One & PC versions
"Mr. Money Man" by Danny Hensworth (1978) Exclusive for PS4, Xbox One & PC versions
These songs were originally cut from previous-gen releases.

Deleted Songs

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GTA V's trackID.gxt2 database reveals more songs were planned to appear on the station but were not included in the final version.

Alongside the trackID.gxt2 database, more songs were found in a early build of GTA V on a dev PlayStation 3.[10]

Video

Original Version:

Enhanced Version:

Trivia

  • The musician, Vybz Kartel, is incorrectly spelled in the radio wheel as "Vybz Cartel" and Protoje as "Proteje".
  • Radio station's name comes from The Black Ark - a reggae and dub recording studio founded in the early 1970's by Lee "Scratch" Perry, the DJ for Blue Ark.
  • The Song "Disco Devil" by Lee Perry & The Upsetters was sampled from "I Chase the Devil" by Max Romeo & The Upsetters, which was included from K-Jah West in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
  • "Grumblin' Dub" by The Upsetters plays in the background between songs.

See Also

References

  1. TrackID.gxt2: 0xD9C3E56F = Duh Weh Mi Waah
  2. TrackID.gxt2: 0x2DAB0308 = Westbound Train
  3. TrackID.gxt2: 0xC74AB3F9 = Slum
  4. TrackID.gxt2: 0x48193DB0 = Police & Thieves
  5. TrackID.gxt2: 0x306398EE = Jungle Lion
  6. TrackID.gxt2: 0xF3EA1FDE = Want A Wine
  7. TrackID.gxt2: 0x147BC81B = Jah Jah The Conqueror
  8. TrackID.gxt2: 0x1C88DF60 = Temperature
  9. TrackID.gxt2: 0x5A4CF07B = Living Up
  10. GTA Forums: http://gtaforums.com/topic/678397-the-gta-v-beta-hunt/?p=1070099238


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