Rapper Big Boi Arrested on Drug Charges in Miami

By: Assoicated Press Email
By: Assoicated Press Email

The rapper, whose real name is Antwan Patton, was charged with
three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count
of possession of drug paraphernalia on Sunday. According to the
Miami-Dade County Corrections website, the 36-year-old Patton was
also carrying MDMA, which is the main ingredient in Ecstasy.
The rapper was booked around 1:30 p.m. on $16,000 bond.
Phone and email messages were left for Big Boi's publicists.
Big Boi is best known as half of the groundbreaking rap duo
OutKast, which includes Andre 3000. The Atlanta-based group won six
Grammys and churned out six platinum-plus albums, including their
"Speakerboxxx/The Love Below," which sold over 10 million copies.

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