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Patti LaBelle might be coming out of retirement. On N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN’s “Drink Champs” podcast Friday, Patti LaBelle discussed her career and current projects, including a collaboration with R&B star Jazmine Sullivan. Following her connection with Sullivan this past month, the Godmother of Soul said she had been inspired by Sullivan and may want to return to the recording booth for the first time in 15 years.  According to BET, LaBelle originally thought the “Heaux Tales” singer disliked her.  LaBelle said, “I thought Jazmine Sullivan hated me. Whenever I would see her, she’s shy and I would give her all these props and stuff and I’d say ‘baby girl don’t like me.’ My feelings were hurt until last week.”

The 78-year-old LaBelle said her and Sullivan had a heart-pounding phone conversation.  She said Sullivan, 35  assured LaBelle of her love and appreciation during their phone conversation. LaBelle said, “When we talked on the phone she said ‘Patti LaBelle, you’re my everything.’ She said ‘I love you so much I get shy when I’m around you. ’” LeBelle also stated, “So you see how things are misunderstood in this business … sometimes people wanna make us hate each other and say ‘oh, she don’t like her.

Following the misunderstanding, LaBelle teased a star-studded collaboration with Sullivan and others talented R&B artists, which she claimed would mark her first recording in over a decade. Back in February, as part of NPR Music’s Black History Month series, LaBelle performed four of her timeless tracks on NPR’s Tiny Desk.  As of now the two have no timetable for their new song but they’re hoping to have it done soon.