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Re Re and Ms Patti Battle of the Pumpkin Pies

Things are getting ready to get deliciously interesting here as Aretha Franklin enters into the food market that Patti La belle has done very well in. Now, Ms Patti is getting a lot of accolades for her pies sold through Walmart – but her Barbeque sauce will titillate your tongue and get your toes wriggling!

I hungrily look forward to this competition…

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

It appears Aretha Franklin wants a piece of Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie success. Well, sort of.

During an interview with Detroit’s WDIV Local 4 news on Wednesday, Franklin was asked by a correspondent if she tried LaBelle’s popular Wal-Mart sweet potato pie.

“No, I haven’t, but Ms. Patti’s gonna have to move that pie to the side,” Franklin said before sharing that she is currently working with a Phoenix-based food group to launch her very own line of food products.

The Queen of Soul says her line of products will include chili, gumbo and baked chicken.

Franklin’s forthcoming food venture will add to the pair’s alleged rivalry, which made headlines in 2014 following a rumored fist fight between the two in Atlanta. Despite the reports, Franklin later dismissed the encounter in a statement to USA Today.

“I’ve never heard anything crazier — regarding myself and Patti allegedly fighting on March 20, in Atlanta,” she said. “Patti and I are cool and we always have been. I enjoyed her at the White House. Classic Patti.”

Ms Patti’s BBQ and Lime Sauces


Posted by on February 1, 2016 in Giant Negros


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Patti Labelle Sets the Ground Rules

The only thing Naked at a Patti Labelle concert…

Is her voice.

That is not auto tune, that is not lip sync – that is all Patti you hear. I have seen her in a number of venues, perhaps a dozen times, from her “Bluebelle” and “Labelle” days onwards with Sarah Dash and Nona Hendryx.

She never needed to undress anything except that amazing voice unlike today’s pretend stars.

Tell them like it is, Patti! She is not Minaj or “little Miley”, and isn’t putting up with the crassness (Wild outfits and hair, yes!).

Here is Patti with 2 of the 3 original Bluebells in 1968

One of my favorites from the 70s, with Labelle

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Posted by on September 20, 2015 in Music, From Way Back When to Now


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