Idris Elba reveals musical request at Meghan Markle’s wedding


A little-known piece of Royal trivia: Luther Actor Idris Elba stepped behind the decks and served as DJ for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding. Yes, you don’t get many more stars than that.

Previously, Idris was relatively tight-lipped about what his royal musical duties entailed, only sharing that it was ‘stressful’ (yes, one can imagine…) and that Meghan shared a playlist of tracks ahead of time. to give him inspiration for the night.

Well, it looks like Idris is finally opening the lid on what we imagine will be a high-pressure gig. Gradually, he started sharing details of the tunes he played at a wedding reception with guests like the Queen, Prince William and Kate Middleton, and even Elton John.

Speaking on BBC Radio 1Xtra, he revealed one song in particular really grabbed audiences – and it’s not what you’d expect; “Dr. Dre’s ‘Still DRE’ exploded!” Apparently, the track was one of the Duchess of Sussex’s shortlisted tracks, with the addition of Idris; “It was Meghan’s choice.”

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Also on the radio show, Idris spoke to Boy Top star Ashley Walters (aka Dushane) on a possible guest spot on the show’s final season. “If there was a next season of Boy Top and we were casting for Dushane’s long lost brother, do you take him?” Ashley asked.

Idris’ answer is extremely Reliable. “Did I just get offered a role in Boy Top on the radio?!” he replied in disbelief, before adding, “You know what, every actor who watches Boy Top probably thinking the same thing: ‘Boy, I’d kill that, you know, I’d like to be in there.'”

This is a collaboration that we would like to see…

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