Apart from your romantic vows and a beautiful dress, the best part of any wedding is killing it on the dance floor with all your friends and family at the reception!
And nothing will get your guests out on the floor like good hip hop wedding songs full of iconic throwbacks and fun new beats.
Throw a party people will be talking about for years with our unbeatable hip-hop wedding playlist.
“It Takes Two” by Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock
Lyrics you’ll love: “It takes two to make a thing go right / It takes two to make it outta sight.”
You’ll get everyone out on the floor right away with this throwback. Everyone at your wedding knows it takes two, and you two will show them how it’s done!
“Let’s Get Married” by Jagged Edge, RUN, Lamarquis Jefferson
Lyrics you’ll love: “But I’ma be real and say what’s on my heart (Yeah) / Let’s take this chance and make this love feel relevant.”
Look back to your engagement with this jam, and reflect on how much better your life will be after your wedding night. Your guests won’t be able to resist dancing to this fun party song either!
“This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan and Wino
Lyrics you’ll love: “You gotta get your groove on before you go get paid / So tip up your cup and throw your hands up.”
Everyone and their mother knows this classic beat, you can bet your guests will be out on the floor immediately singing along.
“Whatta Man” by Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue
Lyrics you’ll love: “So here’s to the future ’cause we got through the past / I finally found someone that can make me laugh.”
Make sure everyone remembers you’ve just married the person of your dreams with this hip-hop song! You’ve found someone to laugh with for the rest of your life, so bring them out to dance with you about it.
“Crazy In Love” by Beyonce and Jay-Z
Lyrics you’ll love: “Tennis shoes, don’t even need to buy a new dress / If you ain’t there, ain’t nobody else to impress.”
Maybe you danced to this upbeat wedding song at the first party with your new spouse. It’s as catchy as it is romantic. All your guests will feel your love for this one!
“Family Affair” by Mary J. Blige
Lyrics you’ll love: “Come on baby, just, party with me / Let loose and set your body free.”
Weddings are always a family affair, so bring the whole gang to dance with you to this classic beat.
“Hypnotize” by The Notorious B.I.G.
Lyrics you’ll love: “Biggie, Biggie, Biggie, can’t you see? / Sometimes your words just hypnotize me / And I just love your flashy ways.”
This is one of those instant classics everyone somehow knows all the words to. Get on the floor, rap along, and get the party started.
“Push It” by Salt-N-Pepa
Lyrics you’ll love: “This dance ain’t for everybody / Only the sexy people / So all you fly mother’s, get on out there and dance.”
This dance is only for sexy people. Luckily, that describes you and all your guests to a T! Get everyone feeling hot and fly with this one.
“Tempted to Touch – Old #2” by Rupee
Lyrics you’ll love: “But there’s something about you girl / When I see you winning in front the stage (there’s something about you).”
This bop might not be as well-known as some of the others on our list, but we think it should have more hype!
This is the perfect song to dance to with all your ladies, so get them all up and shaking their hips!
“I’m Still in Love with You” by Sean Paul, Sasha, Jeremy Harding, and Murray Elias
Lyrics you’ll love: “That’s the way I give my love / I’m still in love with you boy.”
Give your guests something to talk about and take a moment with your forever love on the dance floor.
“What’s Luv?” by Fat Joe and Ashanti
Lyrics you’ll love: “Don’t wanna lose the feelin’ cause, the roof is chillin / It’s on fire and you looking good for the getting.’”
What’s love got to do with it? Um…everything! It’s your wedding day, remind your guests why they’re there with this addictive tune.
“Let Me Blow Ya Mind” by Eve and Gwen Stefani
Lyrics you’ll love: “And I ain’t goin’ nowhere / It took a while to get me here / And I’m gonna take my time.”
This is another hip-hop classic that will have everyone singing along. Everyone will be grooving to this beat, and “won’t be going nowhere!”
“Forever” by Chris Brown
Lyrics you’ll love: ‘It’s like I waited my whole life / For this one night / It’s gon’ be me you and the dance floor.”
This is the ultimate romantic hip-hop song for your wedding. You’ve waited your whole life for this moment, so send your guests to the side, and take the floor with your love.
“Doo Wap (That Thing)” by Miss Lauryn Hill
Lyrics you’ll love: “Don’t be a hard rock when you really are a gem / Baby girl, respect is just a minimum.”
No hip-hop playlist is complete without the Queen of R&B, Lauryn Hill. All of the 90’s kids at your wedding will jump up when they hear the first notes of this iconic song.
“Frontin’” by Pharrell Williams and Jay-Z
Lyrics you’ll love: “But uh, truth be told you threw me for a loop, this Hov / I’m too old to be frontin’ when I’m feeling Denzel”
We all know Pharrell from his hit “Happy”, but his early 2000s hit with Jay-Z is just as catchy!
“Like Glue” by Sean Paul
Lyrics you’ll love: “Well I don’t really care what people say / I don’t really watch what dem want to do / Still I got to stick to my girls like glue.”
You’ve proven that you don’t care what anyone says, you and your new spouse are stuck like glue now, and all the better for it.
“Handsome and Wealthy” by Migos
Lyrics you’ll love: “Let me know I need some help / Don’t keep that secret to yourself.”
Rich or not, you and your new spouse are wealthy in love, and obviously the best-looking couple at your wedding. Show your guests you know who’s the hottest with this song.
“Hot In Here” by Nelly
Lyrics you’ll love: “No deceivin’, nothin’ up my sleeve ‘n’ no teasin’ / I need you to get up up on the dance floor / Give that man what he askin’ for.”
Everyone has amazing memories of dancing and singing along to this iconic classic, so give them all another one.
“Say So” by Doja Cat
Lyrics you’ll love: “Let me check my chest, my breath right quick (ha) / He ain’t never seen it in a dress like this (ah).”
Take a little break from the throwbacks with Doja Cat’s new classic. Let all your guests show off the work they put into their looks on the dance floor.
“One Dance” by Drake, WizKid, and Kyla
Lyrics you’ll love: “And that’s why I need a one dance / Got a Hennessy in my hand / One more time ‘fore I go / Higher powers taking a hold on me.”
No playlist is complete without some Drake. This is one dance everyone will take part in, so make your wedding a club just for a moment.
“In My Feelings” by Drake
Lyrics you’ll love: “Kiki, do you love me? Are you riding? / Say you’ll never ever leave from beside me.”
There’s no better time to be in your feelings than on your wedding night. Let everyone know you’ll never leave your love’s side after this unforgettable night.
“All The Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA
Lyrics you’ll love: “Love, let’s talk about love / Is it anything and everything you hoped for?”
This hit from the Black Panther soundtrack is an unconventional but perfect addition to your playlist. Get your guests moving a little bit slower to this powerful love song.
“How To Love” by Lil Wayne
Lyrics you’ll love: “See you had a lot of crooks try to steal your heart / Never really had luck, couldn’t never figure out / How to love.”
You and your spouse have totally figured out how to love, so get out onto the floor and remind yourself of that feat.
“American Boy” by Estelle and Kanye West
Lyrics you’ll love: “Like the way he’s speakin’, his confidence is peakin’ / Don’t like his baggy jeans but I might like what’s underneath them.”
We can’t think of a song catchier than this British classic. Get down on the dance floor to an iconic song featuring Kanye before he was Kanye.
“Beautiful” by Snoop Dogg, Pharrell Williams, and Uncle Charlie Wilson
Lyrics you’ll love: “Keep groovin’, that’s what we doin’ / And we gon’ be together until your moms move in.”
Bring your moms onto the dance floor and make them groove with you to this beat; remind them they are beautiful too!
“Dilemma” by Nelly and Kelly Rowland
Lyrics you’ll love: “There’s something bout baby girl I just can’t leave alone / So tell me ma what’s it gonna be? She said / You don’t know what you mean to me (come on).”
Make sure your love knows what you mean to them one more time by dancing with them to this romantic song.
“Party Up” by DMX
Lyrics you’ll love: “All my fly lad-IES gon’ meet me outside / Meet me outside, meet me outside.”
This is the perfect song to get the whole room jumping up and down to the beat. Turn the lights down and get down!
“Good Feeling” by Flo Rida
Lyrics you’ll love: “That flow, that spark, that crown / You looking at the king of the jungle now / Stronger than ever can’t hold me down.”
Your wedding is going to be the talk of the season, and give everyone a good feeling. Start that off right with this bop.
“Sunflower” by Post Malone and Swae Lee
Lyrics you’ll love: “Fightin’ for my trust and you won’t back down / Even if we gotta risk it all right now, oh (now).”
Another new song to add to your playlist, Post Malone is more romantic than you think!
“The Way You Move” by Outkast and Sleepy Brown
Lyrics you’ll love: “Hey, baby, girl, don’t you stop me / Come on, lady, dance all around me.”
No dance playlist can be complete without at least one Outkast track. You just can’t resist showing off your moves to this song.
“Work It” by Missy Elliot
Lyrics you’ll love: “Is it worth it, let me work it / I put my thing down, flip it, and reverse it.”
The perfect song to play if people are losing momentum. Your guests just won’t be able to resist getting down low to this.
“Señorita” by Justin Timberlake
Lyrics you’ll love: “It feels like something’s heating up, can I leave with you? / And then the ladies go / I don’t know but I’m thinking ’bout really leaving with you.”
This is the jam to wind down the night. End your wedding on a high note with everyone singing along to the call and response.
“No Diggity” by Backstreet, Dr. Dre, and Queen Pen
Lyrics you’ll love: “She’s got class and style / Street knowledge by the pound / Baby never act wild.”
Show off your class and style with this throwback. Bring all the girls onto the floor with you to show them how it’s done.
“Soldier” by Destiny’s Child, T.I., and Lil Wayne
Lyrics you’ll love: “I like them boys ova there they lookin’ strong tonight (strong tonight) / Just might give one the phone tonight (phone tonight).”
No dance playlist is complete without a Destiny’s Child song. Get the boys up and dancing to prove their moves.
“Yeah!” by Usher, Lil Jon, and Ludacris
Lyrics you’ll love: “She asks for one more dance, and I’m like “Yeah”/ How the hell am I supposed to leave? (Let’s go, bring the beat back!).”
Another dance classic that everyone knows by heart, no one will be able to resist leaving the dance floor when this comes on.
“Love Like This” by Faith Evans
Lyrics you’ll love: “The reasons are because of you / I can go on and make it through / I can’t even take my mind off lovin’ you.”
Take the floor with your new spouse and make your guests watch what a love like this looks like.
“Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” by Will Smith
Lyrics you’ll love: “On your mark, ready, set, let’s go / Dance floor pro, I know you know.”
Everyone is a dance floor pro when this throwback comes on; it’s a must-listen!
“One, Two Step” by Ciara and Missy Elliot
Lyrics you’ll love: “This beat is / Automatic, supersonic, hypnotic, funky fresh (ha) / Work my body, so melodic, this beat goes right through my chest (yup).”
No song has a better beat than this. This is the perfect first song to get everyone to the dance floor.
“All For You” by Janet Jackson
Lyrics you’ll love: “All my girls at the party, look at that body / Shakin’ that thing like you never did see.”
Janet Jackson is totally underrated these days, but no playlist can be complete without a dance song by the dance-queen herself!
“Fantasy” by Mariah Carey
Lyrics you’ll love: “There’s no beginning and there is no end / Feels like I’m dreaming, but I’m not sleeping.”
No one combines hip hop and love songs quite like Mariah. You’re beginning the rest of your fantasy life with this song.