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Drake and Elton

By October 16, 2023Dance

top Drake wedding songIt’s tough to come up with the top Drake wedding song, because his lyrics are typically profane. Ask us about clean edits.

Drake is a big deal. Since his debut 13 years ago, the Canadian rapper has been Spotify’s most-streamed artist. Critics suggest his success lies in his more “relatable” persona which occasionally displays a softer side.

“For All the Dogs”

Drake’s new album, “For All the Dogs,” was just released to mixed reviews. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, music critic Mark Richardson wasn’t impressed:

“These two modes—anger and aggression directed to the women he feels have mistreated him and the haters who don’t respect him—form the basis of almost every track here. And given the record’s grotesque length—23 songs across an excruciatingly long 84 minutes—it’s a hard album to sit with for its duration.”

Perhaps we should instead look at his third studio album from 2013, Nothing Was the Same, to find the top Drake wedding song. That would be, “Hold On, We’re Going Home.”

Watch his music video, which features Majid Jordan:

“Hold On, We’re Going Home”

How would you like to dance to this song at your upcoming wedding?

The 50th anniversary of Elton John’s landmark album, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” coincided with the release of “For All The Dogs.”

Most critics consider this to be John’s (and collaborator, Bernie Taupin’s) greatest work. It produced four singles, one of which is the quirky, “Bennie and the Jets.”

It is a fascinating song. For starters, it is slow, really slow, but backed with a relentless beat. It sounds like a live recording, but it was actually recorded in the studio with audience noise added later. And it features one of the most iconic piano introductions in pop history. It is one of the few songs that can be quickly identified by the opening G major 7th chord.

“Bennie and the Jets”

The intro is so catchy that Drake covered it in a remix performed with Lil Baby. Here’s the thing about Drake’s rap version: as cool as Elton’s intro is, it gets a little repetitive here, don’t you think?

Here’s Elton’s version:

Which would you prefer to dance to at your Columbus wedding celebration? Let us know. Columbus Pro DJs plays your top tunes on high-end equipment that sounds so good, you’d think Elton … or Drake … were performing it live! Check out our availability for your event now.