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Aretha Franklin: 'Ms. Patti Is Gonna Have To Move That Pie To The Side!'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.29.2016 | Black Voices

It appears Aretha Franklin wants a piece of Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie success. Well, sort of. During an interview with Detroit’s W...

Why Patti LaBelle And Her Husband Divorced After 3 Decades Together

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.19.2016 | OWN

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Patti LaBelle Is Still Haunted By Not Fulfilling Her Sister's Last Request

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.07.2016 | OWN

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Patti LaBelle Launches Two New Cakes At Walmart

New York Daily News | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.05.2016 | Black Voices

Patti LaBelle is making it a sweet 2016. After the sold-out success of her seasonal sweet potato pie, the soulful songstress has made it available ye...

Patti LaBelle On Close Friend Natalie Cole: 'She Was A Beautiful Spirit'

Billboard | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.03.2016 | Black Voices

When Natalie Cole scored her career-launching debut in 1975 with "This Will Be,” the No. 1 R&B and No. 6 pop hit, she found herself in good...

Patti Labelle, LA Reid, Lee Daniels Among 2016 BET Honorees

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.15.2015 | Black Voices

ATLANTA (AP) -- Legendary singer Patti Labelle and veteran music executive L.A. Reid will be honored at the 2016 BET Honors. The network announced Tu...

Patti LaBelle And Her YouTube Fan Have A Lot Up Their Sleeves

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.04.2015 | Black Voices

Patti LaBelle sure knows how to connect with her super fans.  In November, James Wright Chanel sang his way to viral YouTube stardom when h...

Mike Epps Taps Into His Inner Patti LaBelle For Taste Test Reenactment

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.01.2015 | Black Voices

James Wright Chanel's’s taste test of Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie made him an instant online sensation, which eventually earned the ...

Why Patti LaBelle Says Her Pies Are Like Weaves For Black Women

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.23.2015 | Black Voices

If Only You Knew how good Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie tastes, you would sing some of her greatest hits, too. The legendary singer&rsq...

The Real Reason Patti LaBelle Called Off Her Engagement To One Of The Temptations

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.23.2015 | OWN

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Patti LaBelle Opens Up About Her 'Dark Period' With Postpartum Depression

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.19.2015 | OWN

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Walmart Is Trying Hard To Fix The Devastating Patti LaBelle Pie Drought

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.18.2015 | Black Voices

If you're just reading about Patti LaBelle's sweet potato pies -- as Drake's album says -- it's too late.   LaBelle's sweet potato pies are curre...

This Guy's Reaction To Patti LaBelle's Pie Is Priceless

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 11.13.2015 | Black Voices

When a pie is so yummy that you're forced to break out into song -- you know it's good.  James Wright Chanel uploaded a video to YouTube&...

How Losing Her Sisters Fueled Patti LaBelle To Take Action

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.12.2015 | Black Voices

Patti LaBelle is once again using her fame for a good cause, partnering with the American Lung Association to join the fight against lung cancer...

Prolific Nona Hendryx Explores Visual Digital Art at Sol Studios

Isa Freeling | Posted 10.16.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

For Nona Hendryx art is it! It is where and how she lives. She breathes right into the direction she hungers for with unreserved strength of purpose to create her vision. She has nothing to prove and all to explore.

The Zombies Still Got That Hunger for New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 10.06.2015 | New York
Tom Semioli

Unlike the baroque trappings of their 1968 Odessey & Oracle masterpiece, Still Got That Hunger harkens back to the early days of a young, hungry St. Albans, Hertfordshire ensemble who submerged themselves in American music.

Patti LaBelle Will Not Allow Stripping At Her Shows

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.20.2015 | Entertainment

Note to Patti LaBelle fans: If you plan on seeing the icon in concert, don't even think about taking your clothes off, especially if you're ...

The One Thing Patti LaBelle Refuses To Do On 'Empire'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.19.2015 | Black Voices

Patti LaBelle’s guest appearance on the season one finale of “Empire” wasn't a one-time hit. Fans will be happy to know that the mu...

Patti LaBelle Raises Health Awareness During 'Vote 2 End HIV' Concert

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.07.2015 | Black Voices

On Thursday night Patti LaBelle, award-winning rapper and actor Common and Reverend Al Sharpton partnered with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)&n...

It Takes More Than Movie Magic to Pull Off 'Disney Night' on ABC's Dancing with the Stars

Jim Hill | Posted 06.13.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So how long does it take to add some Disney magic to Dancing with the Stars ? Would you believe 9 months?

Grammy-Winner Lisa Fischer: A Gay Man Changed the Way I Look at Myself

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

During our telephone interview, the Grammy Award-winning performer showed significant introspection talking about her work with everyone from The Rolling Stones to Tina Turner. Her gears were nearly audible as we discussed 20 Feet from Stardom, the Oscar-nominated documentary showcasing Fischer and others who've made careers of singing backup for music industry giants.

Meet Your New 'Dancing With The Stars' Cast

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.24.2015 | Entertainment

Legendary singer Patti LaBelle is about to dance it out on live TV. The musician is one of many to join the latest celebrity cast for Season 20 of "Da...

Robert Risko: The World's Greatest Celebrity Illustrator Opens Up As Never Before

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 12.17.2014 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

It seems like there are more people to draw now than ever. There's an endless stream of people who want to claim icon status today and that's more difficult now because there are so many forums to be considered famous in.

Ex-West Point Cadet Loses Suit Against Patti LaBelle's Staff

Associated Press | Posted 09.29.2014 | Black Voices

HOUSTON (AP) -- A former West Point cadet has lost a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against members of R&B singer Patti LaBelle's entourage whom he accus...

Attorney: Patti LaBelle Had Bodyguard Beat Cadet

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 09.24.2014 | Black Voices

HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the...