“Tryna flip my child mama to my fiancé / she like music / she from Houston like Auntie Yoncé.”
Chancelor Bennett, higher often known as Likelihood the Rapper, was 9 years outdated when he met his future spouse.
The morning of his wedding to Houston native Kirsten Corley, the daughter of Janice Corley-Blaney of Chicago and Kevin Corley of Maryland, the musician tweeted a narrative about seeing his bride, then additionally a baby, carry out a dance to Future’s Kid’s “Charlie’s Angels ” at his mom Lisa Thompson-Bennett’s RE/MAX workplace occasion in Chicago. Likelihood’s father, Ken Bennett, inspired him to stand up and carry out as effectively, however Likelihood refused.
“It is trigger I knew I used to be gonna marry that lady. And I ain’t wanna bounce the gun,” Likelihood tweeted in a candy tribute to his bride-to-be the Wednesday earlier than of his wedding.
The couple met once more in 2011 at SXSW.
And marry her he did, eight years later, in a ceremony at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Seashore.
Kanye West, Dave Chapelle, Likelihood, Ken Bennett, and Kirk Franklin .(Photograph by Duke Photographs)
White cascading orchids, floating candles and three gospel stars set the tone on the reception for a wedding 16 years within the making.
Wedding Planners: Jeannie Savage.
The Bride Wore: Galia Lahav.
The Groom Wore: Customized Ralph Lauren.
The Bridesmaids Wore: Bella Bridesmaids.
flower lady Kensli, the couple’s daughter.
The Rings: Tiffany & Co.
Bridesmaid Dance: Kirsten’s sister crystal made the bridesmaids, together with PaperCity’s Kara Smith (the bride’s cousin), keep up late the night time earlier than the wedding studying an intensely choreographed reception entrance dance.
Shock from the Groom: Likelihood introduced out three gospel company — Tiff Pleasure, Hezekiah Walkerand Fred Hammond — to sing Kirsten’s favourite gospel songs, “Superb,” “I Want You to Survive,” and “You’re the Dwelling Phrase.”
After their solos, they jammed collectively, and even Kirk Franklin hopped up and joined in.
“It was so stunning, I used to be moved to tears,” Kirsten says.