Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Long before Patti LaBelle was trending over her sweet potato pies (my first and last time ever mentioning them), she was making headlines as lead singer of the hit music group Labelle.


Patti Labelle, Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash

In the ’70s, LaBelle—Patti LaBelle, Nona Hendryx and Sarah Dash—took the music world by storm and were best known for their space-age style and disco anthems. In the clip below, Ms. Patti shares how the group came to perform at the legendary Metropolitan Opera House and what she learned about taking chances, asking tough questions and getting out of her own way.

Check it out below:

Oprah’s Master Class airs this Sunday, November 22 at 8 p.m. EST

Photo Credits: OWN and