Patti's Pie Sales Skyrocket Following Viral Video

News & Views | Gerren Keith Gaynor | 11/16/2015 | 11:45 AM EST

Business is booming for Ms. Labelle

Patti Labelle has a hit on her hands, and this time it's not music.

Sales for the legendary singer's sweet potato pie have gone through the roof, following a viral video of a LA-based singer hilariously reviewing the Walmart-ready delight. 

“You’ll turn into Patti after eating this…You’ll feel like Patti LaBelle after eating this. Go to Walmart and buy the Patti LaBelle pie," YouTube sensation James Wright Chanel says in the video that has garnered over 8 million views on Facebook. 

Walmart, which is the only store that currently sells Patti's pie, has reported it sold out at many of its locations, including New Jersey, where a store manager tells The Grio that people had been coming in all day asking about the pies.

A church group even called in about purchasing 300 pies. 

Patti's pie is made with California-grown sweet potatoes, butter and spice. Many locations continue to list the item as "out of stock" on Walmart's website.

Business is certainly booming for Ms. Labelle!

(Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for NYCWFF)

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