Idris Elba DJ’d at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as a “reward” to the pair.

The 49-12 months-outdated Hollywood star was a visitor at the lavish wedding day at Windsor Castle again in 2018 and experienced a “fantastic time” functioning the songs at the celebration and joked he experienced to supply his products and services in lieu of handing in excess of a current to Prince Harry and his spouse Meghan mainly because he “could not afford to pay for nearly anything”.

Questioned if he at any time received paid out for the gig, he claimed throughout an physical appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’: “No! No, but it was my present to my pals. I are not able to manage something [so I said] ‘Can I just DJ?!’…

“Weddings are great and I hadn’t DJ a wedding ceremony for a very long time and that was enjoyment. I was obtaining a wonderful time.’

And it would seem the ‘Molly’s Game’ actor experienced to adhere to a demanding playlist.

Requested if he performed nearly anything by Queen to get Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, on the dancefloor, he reported: “It was not on the playlist. I played some Dr. Dre.”

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The ‘Luther’ actor beforehand discovered that Meghan – who has considering the fact that deserted royal duties and now life in Los Angeles with Harry, 37, and their youngsters Archie, two, and Lili, nine months – exclusively requested him to play tunes by rap star Dr. Dre at the celebrations of the nuptials.

Speaking about essential moments of his lifestyle even though co-web hosting BBC Radio 1Xtra’s ‘Rap Show’ in an appearance airing on Saturday (02.04.22), Idris was questioned what the attendees danced to at the royal wedding day.

He replied: “‘Still Dre’ by Dr Dre went off! It was Meghan’s decision.”

The ‘Obsessed’ actor formerly disclosed Beyoncé was a person of the artists featured on a playlist of tracks which Meghan experienced proposed he engage in for their friends.

Speaking in 2019 soon after he’d revealed he was specified a playlist, he mentioned: “There is usually Beyoncé on the playlist. You presently know that! You now know that!

“Everyone’s talking about the playlist. I let the cat out of the bag didn’t I? Just a small bit.”

Regardless of DJing at tons of high profile gigs more than the yrs, Idris formerly admitted the royal marriage was the “most demanding”.

He stated: “This was not like my cousin’s marriage. This was not at the group hall — the reception. This was a large, huge offer. They are good pals and I preferred to make confident they had a excellent time, so there was a lot of pressure.”

This write-up at first ran on celebretainment.com.

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