OutKast’s Big Boi ‘arrested and charged with drug possession’

Rapper was reportedly busted with ecstasy pills, MDMA and Viagra

Outkast‘s Big Boi has been arrested and charged with drug possession, according to reports.

The rapper – real name Antwan Patton – was detained in Miami earlier today (August 7) after allegedly being found with ecstasy pills, MDMA and Viagra, TMZ.com claims.

Patton is believed to have been charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance, along with one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.


The gossip site claimed that Patton was busted by customs and border patrol dogs as he left a cruise ship and is currently being held by police on a $16,000 bond.

It added that the Miami-Dade County Corrections Department had confirmed all three charges were felonies.

Earlier this year, the rapper revealed that he had been working on new material with Modest Mouse. He released his debut solo album under his Sir Lucious Left Foot moniker last year.

Outkast, whose last album was 2006’s ‘Idlewild’, have also been rumoured to be working on their new album. Last year they stated they were planning to “spring” new material on fans.


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