Watch Questlove's Animated Story on Chasing Patti LaBelle's Famed Fried Chicken

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You don't spend as much time in the music business, wearing so many different hats, as Questlove has without getting a few good stories out of it.  

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The Roots drummer has shared one of his best untold stories with his Okayplayer website as sort of holiday-time present, giving it an animated reenactment. 

In the story, Questlove tells about an early run-in with soul singer Patti LaBelle where she promised him some of her famous home cooking — the same soul food Mick Jagger, Elton John and Big Daddy Kane have all praised in the past. 

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And what unfolds is nearly a decade of him chasing the icon's famed fried chicken. 

Watch it here:


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