Exclusive: Outkast Member “Big Boi” Arrested on Drug Charges

OutKast member and hip-hop artist Big Boi was arrested in Miami on Sunday for possession of drugs, according to the Miami-Dade Corrections website.

The rapper, whose real name is Antwan Andre Patton, 36, but performs under the name Big Boi, was charged with three counts of possessing of Ecstasy and Viagra and MDMA, an ingredient in Ecstasy.

The website says Big Boi was booked into the Miami-Dade County Jail at around 1:30 p.m. He was released on s $16,000 bond, the website said.

Big Boi is best known as one-half of the hip-hop duo OutKast, which includes Andre 3000. The group won six Grammys and has released six albums and released his solo debut last year.

Their best-known songs are Hey Ya! and Bombs Over Baghdad.

Source: Miami Herald

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