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Aretha Franklin Reveals The Truth Behind Alleged Fight With Patti Labelle

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.16.2014 | Black Voices

--Aretha Franklin responds to rumors regarding her alleged fist fight with Patti Labelle. (USA Today) More Notable/Quotables: ...

Obama Celebrates "Women Of Soul"

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the "women of soul" who shook and rattled th...

'Women Of Soul' Sound Off At The White House

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 03.07.2014 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the "women of soul" who shook and rattled th...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Labelle to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of "Lady Marmalade" with Tour

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 03.03.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

"Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir?" It's the French expression for "Do you want to sleep with me tonight?" In 1974 the phrase ascended music gro...

Patti LaBelle Slams Today's Divas As 'Little Heifers'

Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

Veteran singer Patti LaBelle may be one of the most celebrated performers in the business, but she is not is a diva. At least not anymore. "That wo...

Good News For Patti LaBelle's Bodyguard

AP | Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

HOUSTON (AP) — Singer Patti LaBelle's bodyguard has been acquitted misdemeanor assault in a confrontation with a drunken West Point cadet at a Houst...

Patti Labelle Testifies At Bodyguard's Assault Trial

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | Black Voices

HOUSTON -- HOUSTON (AP) — Singer Patti LaBelle has testified that a man approached her at a Houston airport, swearing and calling her names, before ...

WATCH: Patti LaBelle Was The Original Lady Gaga

OWN | Posted 11.07.2013 | OWN

In 1962, Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles made their debut performance at the famed Apollo Theater. The girl group eventually evolved into Labelle, th...

What Finally Ended Patti LaBelle And Diana Ross' Feud

OWN | Posted 11.05.2013 | OWN

For decades, rumors swirled that Patti LaBelle was feuding with Diana Ross. It all began after singer Cindy Birdsong left Patti LaBelle and the Bluebe...

And The Black Girls Rock Honorees Are...

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 10.17.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- ATLANTA (AP) — Patti Labelle is a known diva and Queen Latifah does not consider herself one, but both will be among those honored as par...

Conversations With Graham Nash, Allen Toussaint and Colin Gilmore, Plus Coney Hatch and Dom La Nena Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Music, absolutely, without question, put me in a direction that you can say saved my life, although to me, my life was already safe."

The Apollo Spring Gala Honors Chaka Khan

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Khan follows in the footsteps of Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones and other world-renown musicians who have graced the stage of the 79 year-old theater and been inducted into its Hall of Fame.

PHOTOS: Patti Labelle's Wildest Hairdos

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.24.2013 | Style

Long before Nicki Minaj and Lady Gaga were teetering onto the red carpet with their towering wigs, Patti Labelle had jaws dropping with her sky-high h...

10 Great Cookbooks by Celebs for Moms

GalTime | Posted 07.06.2013 | Parents
GalTime

In order to help give your mom -- or yourself -- that sweet little escape, we've complied a list of the best cookbooks written by moms for your mom or yourself.

August 31st, 1965: I See The Rolling Stones In Concert... And Charlie Watts Hits Me In the Face With His Drumstick, November 1969

Binky Philips | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

My memories of this show are sadly more impressionistic than usual for me. But, with the help of my still-friend Ben who provided a few salient memory-jogging details, here's what I recall.

Patti LaBelle To Pay $100K For Water-Throwing Tirade

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — R&B diva Patti LaBelle has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Manhattan woman who accused her of hurling curses and water at her and her 18-...

WATCH: 9 Divas Who Sing Both Gospel And R&B

Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion

Some church folk claim that artists who started singing Gospel in the church and then crossed over to R&B and pop have abandoned the faith. But these...

Whitney Houston With Other Iconic Women Over The Years

TresSugar | Posted 02.13.2012 | Women

We grew up listening to Whitney Houston, so we were devastated like most to hear of her passing yesterday. With a gospel-singer mother, Dionne Warwick...

PHOTOS: Best Style Moments Of The Week

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.27.2012 | Black Voices

This week was packed with tons of style standouts! The First Lady looked stunning in sapphire at the President's State Of The Union address. We ab...

Patti LaBelle Gives Surprise Performance, Judges on 'Top Chef Texas'

Posted 02.20.2012 | TV

After a bacon-filled Quickfire challenge on "Top Chef: Texas" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on Bravo), the contestants were chilling in the hotel bar awaiting th...

Patti LaBelle & En Vogue Set For Superbowl Stage

AP | Posted 02.20.2012 | Black Voices

INDIANAPOLIS — Patti LaBelle, Bret Michaels and En Vogue are among the artists who will perform in free concerts during the week leading up to t...

Patti Has A 'New Attitude' & Lawsuit!

Posted 11.16.2011 | Black Voices

It appears that the hits keep on coming for R&B diva Patti LaBelle. Earlier this year a 23-year-old West Point cadet sued LaBelle following an alleged...

Artist Sloshed On His Record-Breaking Night

Posted 12.25.2011 | Arts

Mark Grotjahn is famous for his disorienting paintings that feature multiple vanishing points and play with our perception of equilibrium. After the w...

WATCH: Beyonce Debuts 'Love On Top' Video

Posted 12.16.2011 | Black Voices

Following the October 6 release of her video, “Countdown,” Beyonce has unleashed the full-length visual for her latest single, “Love On Top.” ...

WATCH: 'America's Got Talent': The Winner And Patti LaBelle

Posted 11.15.2011 | Black Voices

Wednesday marked the finale of 'America's Got Talent,' which also marked the show's best episode. Tony Bennett sang with Queen Latifah, to promote his...