Patti Labelle Gets Street Named After Her In Her Hometown Philadelphia
Known as the ‘Godmother of Soul,’ Patti Labelle recently had a street in Philadelphia named after her.
On Tuesday, the singer was honored with a stretch of Broad Street which was renamed “Patti Labelle Way” in her hometown of Philadelphia.
She thanked her fans by singing one of her hits, “Love, Need, and Want You.”
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Labelle spoke about how her parents used to walk along this road and that she felt blessed.
At the ceremony, she wore a patterned blazer and pants, with a silky-long scarf that was tied in a bow around the neck. The look complimented her copper hair.
Labelle made a breakthrough with her first No.1 hit “Lady Marmalade” when she was the lead singer of the group Labelle. She was also a successful soloist with songs such as, “You Are My Friend” and “New Attitude.”
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