Big Boi Mugshot

It's been a rough week for the rap world.

First, rapper Big Sean was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a female concertgoer.

And now OutKast's Big Boi is facing the music after being arrested in Miami on drug charges.

So what exactly landed one half of the hip-hop group in the slammer?

RELATED: Rapper Big Sean Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault

Ecstasy pills, MDMA powder (the main ingredient in Ecstasy), and illegally possessed Viagra, to boot. Oh yeah, and drug paraphernalia, too.

Police confirm that the rapper, whose real name is Antwan Patton, was booked Sunday in Miami with possession and intent to use. He was released on $16,000 bond.

There has been no immediate comment from the rapper's rep.

Here's hoping his buddy and bandmate André Benjamin—who landed in some (non-drug related) trouble a few years back—with give Big Boi some tips on navigating the legal system!


UPDATE Aug. 8, 2011: Miami-Dade police have released a report outlining the details of Big Boi's arrest. The police say a K-9 unit sniffed out the illicit substances, triggering a search that uncovered the alleged drugs as well as (a cigarette roller with marijuana residence). He was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. There has still been no comment from his publicist, but a man purporting to be his lawyer tweeted that the rapper would be exonerated.

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