How Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pies became the taste of the town

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - The pie that rapidly became the sensation over the weekend, selling approximately one every second, is in high demand to get back on the Walmart shelves. YouTube sensation James Wright is to credit for the success for Patti LaBelle's pies.

Everybody knows Miss Patti can throw down in the kitchen. Word on the street, Patti LaBelle’s macaroni and cheese is legendary, but her recent pies took everyone by surprise.  Wright's musical review of the pie has gone viral, with  more than 1 million views. Ever since the video spread, Walmart shoppers have been crazed. Everyone wants a slice of Miss LaBelle’s silky, holiday themed pie.

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