Gravity FM plays sweary DMX song at Drivetime
Ofcom has upheld a complaint against Gravity FM, a community radio station in Grantham.
The complaint was about the broadcast of DMX’s song, “X Gon’ Give It To Ya”. The song contained eight instances of “f*ck”, “f*cking” or “motherf*cker”, and seven instances of “n*gger” or “n*ggers”.
The station acknowledged that this song had been broadcast in error and it had taken steps to prevent recurrence, whilst referring to correspondence relating to a previous investigation by Ofcom.
Ofcom found the station in breach of Rule 1.14 of the broadcasting code.