On this day in 1944, Patti LaBelle was born in Philadelphia


Patti LaBelle performs at the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, in Mesa, A.Z. (Adam Hunger/AP Images for the NFL)
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Patti LaBelle was born on May 24, 1944, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. LaBelle’s journey in the music industry began in the early 1960s when she formed the group Patti LaBelle and The Bluebelles, along with Nona Hendryx, Sarah Dash, and Cindy Birdsong. Following the group’s disbandment in 1976, Patti LaBelle embarked on a successful solo career.

Beyond her musical achievements, Patti LaBelle has also made a mark in the acting world, appearing in films such as “A Soldier’s Story” and “Beverly Hills Cop” and making guest appearances on popular television shows.

Her talents extend to the stage as well, in Broadway productions like “Your Arms Too Short to Box with God” and “Fela!”

On her birthday, we celebrate Patti LaBelle’s incredible talent, her indomitable spirit, and the lasting impact she has had on the world of music and entertainment.

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