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'''Tuff Gong Radio''' is a reggae [[Radio Stations in GTA IV|radio station]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' hosted by [[Carl Bradshaw]].
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'''Tuff Gong Radio''' is a [[Radio Stations in GTA IV|radio station]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' that plays reggae.
   
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
Tuff Gong Radio is considered a more traditional counterpart to [[Massive B Soundsystem 96.9|Massive B Soundsystem]]. Tuff Gong Radio plays traditional [[wp:reggae|reggae]], whereas Massive B Soundsystem plays [[wp:dancehall|dancehall]], which is a commercialised version of reggae.
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The station is hosted by hosted by [[Carl Bradshaw]]. and is considered a more traditional counterpart to [[Massive B Soundsystem 96.9|Massive B Soundsystem]]. Tuff Gong Radio plays traditional [[wp:reggae|reggae]], whereas Massive B Soundsystem plays [[wp:dancehall|dancehall]], which is a commercialised version of reggae.
   
 
The station's name and playlist are a tribute to [[wp:Bob Marley|Bob Marley]], a prominent reggae artist. Indeed, the station's playlist consists of nothing but music from [[wp:Bob Marley & The Wailers|Bob Marley & The Wailers]], as well as Bob Marley's two sons, [[wp:Stephen Marley (musician)|Stephen Marley]] and [[wp:Damian Marley|Damian Marley]]. The station's name and logo comes from the [[wp:Tuff Gong|record label]] founded by Bob Marley & The Wailers in 1970, on which their most prominent work was released, and which authorized the use of their visual identity in the game. The "Tuff Gong" name itself was a nickname of Bob Marley's, which derived from that of Rastafari leader [[wp:Leonard Howell|Leonard "The Gong" Howell]].
 
The station's name and playlist are a tribute to [[wp:Bob Marley|Bob Marley]], a prominent reggae artist. Indeed, the station's playlist consists of nothing but music from [[wp:Bob Marley & The Wailers|Bob Marley & The Wailers]], as well as Bob Marley's two sons, [[wp:Stephen Marley (musician)|Stephen Marley]] and [[wp:Damian Marley|Damian Marley]]. The station's name and logo comes from the [[wp:Tuff Gong|record label]] founded by Bob Marley & The Wailers in 1970, on which their most prominent work was released, and which authorized the use of their visual identity in the game. The "Tuff Gong" name itself was a nickname of Bob Marley's, which derived from that of Rastafari leader [[wp:Leonard Howell|Leonard "The Gong" Howell]].
   
 
As [[RamJam FM]] replaces Tuff Gong Radio and Massive B Soundsystem in [[Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City|Episodes from Liberty City]], the station is not available in the compilation's version of [[The Lost and Damned]] and [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]].
 
As [[RamJam FM]] replaces Tuff Gong Radio and Massive B Soundsystem in [[Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City|Episodes from Liberty City]], the station is not available in the compilation's version of [[The Lost and Damned]] and [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]].
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Tuff Gong Radio is one of [[Little Jacob]]'s favourite radio stations, while it is one of [[Karen Daniels|Michelle]]'s least favorite. It is also [[Niko Bellic|Niko]]'s least favorite at the start of the game, but as he does more friend activities with Little Jacob, he will state that he likes the station.
   
 
==Tracklist==
 
==Tracklist==
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==Deleted Song==
 
==Deleted Song==
 
* Bob Marley & The Wailers - "[[wp:Get Up, Stand Up|Get Up, Stand Up]]" (1973)
 
* Bob Marley & The Wailers - "[[wp:Get Up, Stand Up|Get Up, Stand Up]]" (1973)
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==Appearances==
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;Radio Station
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*This is the default station in [[Roman Bellic]]'s [[Cavalcade]] taxis.
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*Can be heard in [[Little Jacob's Apartment|Little Jacob’s Apartment]] during the [[Shadow]] mission cutscene.
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;Individual Songs
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*Bob Marley's song "Exodus" is used in the station's jingle.
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==Video==
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[[File:GTA 4 Tuff Gong Radio HD|thumb|center|500px]]
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*In GTA IV's audio files, Tuff Gong Radio is named "Babylon".<ref>pc\audio\Sfx\radio_babylon.rpf</ref> This is a reference to the Rastafari term referring to the corrupt and decadent Western society.
 
*In GTA IV's audio files, Tuff Gong Radio is named "Babylon".<ref>pc\audio\Sfx\radio_babylon.rpf</ref> This is a reference to the Rastafari term referring to the corrupt and decadent Western society.
*Tuff Gong Radio is one of [[Little Jacob]]'s favourite radio stations, though [[Karen Daniels|Michelle]] does not like this station.
 
*Tuff Gong Radio is the default station in [[Roman Bellic]]'s [[Cavalcade]] taxis.
 
*Tuff Gong Radio can be heard in [[Little Jacob's Apartment|Little Jacob’s Apartment]] during the [[Shadow]] mission cutscene.
 
*Bob Marley's song "Exodus" is used in the station's jingle.
 
*Tuff Gong Radio is [[Niko Bellic|Niko's]] least favorite radio station at the beginning of the game. Altough when doing friend activities with Little Jacob he might comment that he likes the music played on the radio station.
 
   
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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*[[Ticklah]] - a dub and reggae instrumentals station in ''[[GTA Chinatown Wars]]''.
 
*[[Ticklah]] - a dub and reggae instrumentals station in ''[[GTA Chinatown Wars]]''.
 
*[[Blue Ark]] - a reggae station in ''[[GTA V]]'' that in the updated tracklist plays a song featuring Damian Marley.
 
*[[Blue Ark]] - a reggae station in ''[[GTA V]]'' that in the updated tracklist plays a song featuring Damian Marley.
 
==Video==
 
 
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[[File:GTA 4 Tuff Gong Radio HD|thumb|center|500px]]
 
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==References==
 
==References==
 
 
<div class="references-small">{{Reflist}}</div>
 
<div class="references-small">{{Reflist}}</div>
 
   
 
==Navigation==
 
==Navigation==

Latest revision as of 20:38, April 17, 2020

"Bringing you some all time classics from the Tuff Gong family."
— GTA IV Website


Tuff Gong Radio is a radio station in Grand Theft Auto IV that plays reggae.

Description Edit

The station is hosted by hosted by Carl Bradshaw. and is considered a more traditional counterpart to Massive B Soundsystem. Tuff Gong Radio plays traditional reggae, whereas Massive B Soundsystem plays dancehall, which is a commercialised version of reggae.

The station's name and playlist are a tribute to Bob Marley, a prominent reggae artist. Indeed, the station's playlist consists of nothing but music from Bob Marley & The Wailers, as well as Bob Marley's two sons, Stephen Marley and Damian Marley. The station's name and logo comes from the record label founded by Bob Marley & The Wailers in 1970, on which their most prominent work was released, and which authorized the use of their visual identity in the game. The "Tuff Gong" name itself was a nickname of Bob Marley's, which derived from that of Rastafari leader Leonard "The Gong" Howell.

As RamJam FM replaces Tuff Gong Radio and Massive B Soundsystem in Episodes from Liberty City, the station is not available in the compilation's version of The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony.

Tuff Gong Radio is one of Little Jacob's favourite radio stations, while it is one of Michelle's least favorite. It is also Niko's least favorite at the start of the game, but as he does more friend activities with Little Jacob, he will state that he likes the station.

TracklistEdit

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

Tracklist
Song: Preview:
"Chase Dem" by Stephen Marley (2005)
"Concrete Jungle" (The Unreleased Original Jamaican Version) by Bob Marley & The Wailers (1973)
"Pimper's Paradise" by Bob Marley & The Wailers (1980)
"Rat Race" by Bob Marley & The Wailers (1975)
"Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Roadblock)" by Bob Marley & The Wailers (1978)
"Satisfy My Soul" by Bob Marley & The Wailers (1978)
"So Much Trouble In The World" by Bob Marley & The Wailers (1979)
"Stand Up Jamrock" by Bob Marley & The Wailers and Damian Marley (2005)

"Wake Up & Live (Parts 1 & 2)" by Bob Marley & The Wailers (1979)


Deleted SongEdit

AppearancesEdit

Radio Station
Individual Songs
  • Bob Marley's song "Exodus" is used in the station's jingle.

VideoEdit

GTA 4 Tuff Gong Radio HD

GTA 4 Tuff Gong Radio HD

TriviaEdit

  • In GTA IV's audio files, Tuff Gong Radio is named "Babylon".[1] This is a reference to the Rastafari term referring to the corrupt and decadent Western society.

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. pc\audio\Sfx\radio_babylon.rpf

NavigationEdit

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