Cri$tyle's Wedding Photos

Crystle's Wedding Photos
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 14, 2008

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The four-tier wedding cake was made with a cheesecake filling, a favorite of the Pompeys.

Read our exclusive interview with songwriter Crystal “Cri$tyle” Johnson »

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The crimson-and-cream-themed wedding complemented the floral centerpieces.

Watch video of Q, formerly of 112, serenading Cri$tyle with Stevie Wonder’s “You and I” »

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Crystal “Cri$tyle” Johnson is radiant in her princess-style dress.

“I don’t really do dresses so it was important for me to find something I was comfortable in.”

Read our exclusive interview with songwriter Crystal “Cri$tyle” Johnson »

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Flower girl, Kennedy Donaldson, and her mother and Cri$tyle’s personal assistant, Pamela Donaldson, maid of honor and Cri$tyle’s sister, Courtney Johnson, and friend Jameka Robinson.

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The ladies give good face as they shower Cri$tyle with love.

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Cri$tyle and maid of honor and sister Courtney are all smiles.

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Cri$tyle prays with her bridesmaids before walking down the aisle.

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After their prayer, the ladies enjoy a group hug.

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Cri$tyle jokes around with her flower girl and cousin, Kennedy Donaldson.

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Pompey and his groomsmen say a prayer before he marries his lovely bride.

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The Pompeys share their personal vows with one another.

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The newlyweds pucker up and show their public display of affection.

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The newlyweds are surrounded by their bridal party and family.

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The groom’s cake, a chocolate guitar covered with chocolate strawberries, was music to everyone’s palates.

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The newlyweds share their first dance to “Power of Love” by Celine Dione.

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The newlyweds share a tender moment on the dance floor.

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Cri$tyle’s big brother Rufus, who escorted her down the aisle, shares a dance with his baby sis.

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The bride’s sister and maid of honor Courtney signs well-wishes to her daughter and son-in-law on their message board, which was filled with images of them as children and as a couple.

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Cri$tyle can’t resist having a little fun with the wedding cake.

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Cri$style and Pompey enjoy their wedding cake.

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Let them eat cake.

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The newlyweds, who met when they were teenagers, say they are best friends.

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Pompey gets playful as he removes Cri$tyle’s garter.

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Pompey practices his reach as he throws the garter to the next future groom.

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Cri$tyle watches in awe as one determined sister leaps for a chance at eternal love.

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Cri$tyle only has eyes for hubby Jamal “J-Roc” Pompey, who casts a spell on his bride with their unity candles.

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The bride greets family and friends from her limo before heading off to Aspen for her honeymoon.

“What can I say? I love the cold.”

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The Pompeys get silly in the back seat of their limo.

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The bride jokes around as she gives herself one more once-over.

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Cri$tyle admires herself before becoming Mrs. Pompey.

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Pompey and his groomsmen and ringbearer share a moment of prayer before he goes out to meet his new bride.

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Cri$tyle is pensive seconds before becoming Pompey’s new wife.

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Quinnes “Q” Parker, formerly of the group 112, serenades Cri$tyle with Stevie Wonder’s “You and I.” The lovely bride penned songs for Q’s upcoming album.

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The soon-to-be newlyweds light their unity candle.

Read our exclusive interview with songwriter Crystal “Cri$tyle” Johnson »

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