Anton “Big Boi” Harris, was arrested in Miami on Saturday 6 August 2011, upon his return from a Caribbean holiday to the US with a group of friends.
According to the Miami Dade County Police, the rapper has been charged for the illegal possession of Viagra, ecstasy, MDMA powder along with unspecified drugs with the “intent to use”. The rapper was set on US$16,000.00 bail.
Big Boi’s attorney, Daniel Kane issued a statement to CNN stating “I am confident when the entire facts are aired Big Boi will be completely exonerated.”
After posting his bail, it seems that it is back to business for the Atlanta rapper. He is promoting his latest collaboration with rapper Cutty. A single titled Gyrlz, posting the link on his Twitter feed.
Text by Elisha Baptiste