Patti Labelle, Amber Riley, Lil Kim Shut It Down with 'Lady Marmalade'

Dancing with the Stars is a television phenomenon I cannot really get into—former dance teacher here, thinking the choreo is trife—but you know what I can get into? R&B POWERHOUSES ON DUELING VOCAL INTERCHANGE. That is exactly what happened when none other than your god and spiritual mother Patti Labelle showed up to… » 4/29/15 11:28am 4/29/15 11:28am

Queen Patti LaBelle Danced to 50 Cent's 'In Da Club' on DWTS. Bless.

Patti Patti (the preferred name you're supposed to scream during one of LaBelle's shows) is murdering the competition on Dancing with the Stars. The singer chose 50 Cent's "In Da Club" for the show's "My Jam Monday" competition and proved that just because she's almost 70 doesn't mean she can't shake it. Hard. » 3/24/15 11:15am 3/24/15 11:15am

Patti LaBelle Dies Campiest Death Ever on American Horror Story

Patti LaBelle died in a grade A, cheesy fashion during American Horror Story's "Edward Mordrake: Pt. 2" episode on Wednesday. We expected Dandy to eventually slash his mother's maid Dora (played by LaBelle) since she'd challenged him to do so but her expressions in those final moments are pretty classic. Take that, … » 10/30/14 1:30pm 10/30/14 1:30pm

When Is An All-White Jury Presumptively Racist?​

When being judged by a jury of your peers, is it necessary that some of those peers be members of your ethnic or racial group? Hold on, white people, I'm not asking you. You might talk tough on the internet, but if you were the defendant in a trial and you walked in and saw the entire Wu-Tang Clan sitting in the jury… » 9/16/14 3:49pm 9/16/14 3:49pm

Fantastically Mad Diva Patti LaBelle Joins American Horror Story

Rejoice, for American Horror Story: Freak Show is about to get even better than it was last season. Aside from the fact that Kathy Bates, Jessica Lange and Angela Bassett will be bringing their all to this new season, Patti LaBelle, a woman I have actually seen threaten to cut someone in front of thousands of people,… » 8/11/14 6:20pm 8/11/14 6:20pm