Why Oprah Says Patti LaBelle Was the Original Lady Gaga

Season 2 Episode 241
Aired on 11/03/2013 | CC tv-14
In 1962, Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles made their debut performance at the famed Apollo Theater. This girl group eventually evolved into Labelle, the force behind "Lady Marmalade." Long before Lady Gaga and Madonna came along, Patti, along with Sarah Dash and Nona Hendryx, revolutionized music with their out-of-this-world space suits and over-the-top hairdos. Now, Patti looks back at her fashion risks and the disco anthem that defined an era.