Meghan Markle’s song request to Idris Elba as he hung up Prince Harry’s wedding

Idris Elba, his wife Sabrina and many other A-listers were invited to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding in Windsor in 2018

Meghan Markle's song request to Idris Elba as he hung up Prince Harry's wedding
Meghan Markle’s song request to Idris Elba as he hung up Prince Harry’s wedding

Idris Elba revealed that Meghan Markle asked him to write a song by Dr. Playing Dre when he was DJing at the royal wedding.

The 49-year-old actor and his wife Sabrina Elba attended the momentous wedding in 2018 and he was also responsible for the post-wedding tunes for the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry.

Co-hosting with Tiffany Calver on BBC Radio 1Xtra’s rap showHe shared which song Meghan wanted to hear.

“Nevertheless, DRE went from Dr. Go! It was Meghan’s choice,” he said when asked about his experience as a DJ.

Not only is Idris a talented actor having appeared in the likes of Luther, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and The Suicide Squad, but he is also experienced in the music industry.

He has released many songs and has been featured in hits like Boasty, Dance Off and more.

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Before he started acting and achieved worldwide fame, he was a DJ.

Idris showed his love for decks in his Netflix series Turn Up Charlie, which was canceled after one season.

At least those attending the royal wedding got a glimpse of the actor’s DJ side.

Other prominent stars of the wedding include George and Amal Clooney, Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams.

Idris previously opened up about what it was like taking the decks at Meghan and Harry’s wedding, even calling it “stressful”.

The Luther star claimed that despite his experience DJing at celebrity parties, he was given a playlist to follow ahead of the event.

Idris and his wife Sabrina attended the royal wedding


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He previously said it was a “stressful” gig


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He admitted the wedding reception – at Frogmore House in Windsor, Berkshire – was his “most stressful” DJ gig.

“It wasn’t in the parish hall – the reception. It was a big, big deal,” Idris explained.

“Meghan had sent me a playlist so I already knew what she wanted.

“They’re good friends and I wanted to make sure they had a great time, so there was a lot of pressure.”

Idris recently announced that he hopes to one day work with singer Adele.

Idris presented her with Album of the Year at the Brit Awards and said she would be a dream to work with.

He explained, “If one day I’m doing a record and Adele says, ‘I kinda like it,’ I’ll definitely have the courage to say, ‘Hey Adele, do you want to do a collaboration?’

“I think I need to earn a few more stripes before that happens.”

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