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Big Boi Arrested on Drug Charges

Rapper was carrying MDMA, ecstasy and Viagra

August 8, 2011 9:00 AM ET
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Outkast rapper Big Boi was arrested on Sunday in Miami for possessing a variety of drugs including ecstasy pills, MDMA powder and Viagra without a prescription. The rapper also faces one charge for carrying drug parphernalia. According to TMZ, the rapper was busted by customs officials while exiting a cruise ship, and was briefly jailed before posting a $16,000 bond.

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Big Boi's attorney Daniel Kane issued a statement insisting that his client would beat the charges. "While Big Boi was traveling with his group and friends, a small amount of contraband was found in the collective luggage," said Kane. "I am confident when the entire facts are aired, Big Boi will be completely exonerated."

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