Dre: What are you missing? Meghan MarkleShe certainly remembered the hip hop icon at her 2018 weddingPrince Harry — even requesting one of his biggest hits with LudacrisAt the reception
“What is the vibe of a Harry and Meghan wedding? What tune was the one that got everyone going crazy?“ BBC’s “1Xtra Rap” host Tiffany CalverFrequently Asked QuestionsIdris Elba, who provided some entertainment at the royal wedding by DJing a set at the couple’s private evening reception. (The afternoon reception was also attended by the Duke and Duchess respectively of Sussex.
While Whitney Houston‘s “I Want to Dance with Somebody” was a favorite — the guests “went off” when the track came on, the Wire alum, 49, told the radio show on Saturday, April 2 — it was Dr. Dre’s “Still D.R.E.” featuring the “Move Bitch” rapper that was specifically requested by the duchess.
“It was Meghan’s choice,” the Guardians of the GalaxyStar revealed
Meghan, 40, and Harry’s lavish affair incorporated music throughout the entire day of festivities. The ceremony, which took place at George’s Chapel in Windsor, featured a gospel choir singing Ben E. King’s “Stand by Me” and “This Little Light of Mine,” as well as an orchestra that played multiple classical pieces. Elton JohnPresented to the newlyweds at their first reception.
Prior to Harry, 37, and Meghan’s nuptials in May 2018, a source told Us WeeklyExclusively, the actress said that she planned to incorporate her roots in the celebration.
“Meghan is keen to include some American traditions in this wedding,” the insider noted in January 2018.
Then, fitting was the Suits alum’s request for Dr. Dre and Ludacris, particularly since the Beats by Dre founder hails from California. (Meghan was also raised in The Golden State.
Though the rappers weren’t on hand to perform the song at the royal reception, they did reunite on stage four years later and perform the hit at the 2022 Super Bowl halftime show in February — which Harry attended with his cousin Princess Eugenie.
Meghan has spoken out about her favorite artists before. In a 2017 post on her now-defunct blog The TigThe BenchAuthor shared a list of songs she was currently listening to, which included artists such as Maggie Rogers Janelle Monáe.
It seems that their playlists have changed slightly now that Archie, 2 and Lilibet are 10 months old, respectively. After leading a group of school kids in a rendition of “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” in November 2021, Harry and Meghan remarked, per Marie Claire, that the children’s tune is one of Archie’s favorites.