Patti LaBelle Honored With Street Named After Her In Hometown Of Philadelphia!
Congratulations are in order y’all! The legendary singer and song writer Ms #PattiLaBelle has recently received the ultimate honor of having a street named after her, within her native hometown of #Philadelphia !
According to #Variety, the official ceremony for Patti LaBelle Way was held Tuesday on July 2nd. Patti LaBelle Way has been placed on the block of Broad Street between Spruce and Locust Streets. Sources have indicated that the ceremony was conducted by the Mayor of the city of Philadelphia, Michael DelBene, President and CEO of Welcome America, Councilmen Mark Squilla and Kenyatta Johnson, and Patty Jackson, host of iHeartRadio’s 105.3 WDAS-FM.
Ms LaBelle is stated to have sang the opening verses to her classic tune of “ Love, Need and Want You” ; she then concluded with a humbling and motivational speech.
“If you have a dream in life, don’t ever think that anything is too big [or] that you’re not worthy,” said Labelle. “If you’re living, don’t wake up that day and say nothing happened. Work that day, honey, like it’s the last day of your life. Because you can get it all!”