Philadelphia Street Named in Honor of Patti LaBelle

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Patti Labelle performs live in concert. (Kyle Besler / Shutterstock)

Philadelphia honored hometown singer Patti LaBelle this month with her very own street sign.

The legendary R&B and soul singer was honored on July 2 with a street sign named Patti LaBelle Way on the block of Broad Street between Spruce and Locust Streets, Variety reported. City officials like Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, president and CEO of Welcome America Michael DelBene, and Patty Jackson of radio station WDAS (105.3 FM) held the ceremony.

“If you have a dream in life, don’t ever think that anything is too big [or] that you’re not worthy,” Labelle said during the ceremony, according to Variety. “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!”

The Grammy award-winning singer said this is a tribute…

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