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OutKast's Big Boi cops a plea in drug case

No jail time for Big Boi

Big Boi avoids jail after a ship-bound bust for Viagra and ecstasy.

No jail time for Big Boi

Big Boi of OutKast was in big trouble due to a Viagra and ecstasy drug bust, but a plea deal on Thursday will allow him to avoid jail time.

Big Boi, aka 36-year-old Antwan Patton, pled to a deal in a Miami courtroom that includes three months of drug testing, community service and $2,000 in donations to charities, according to the Associated Press.

Afterward, Big Boi tweeted "God is Great! #weoutchea RT @BibleWisdoms: God is light. There's no darkness in him - 1 John 1:5." He kept up with the religious theme by later tweeting, "Who God Bless, NO man can curse."

A request for a statement from his representative by was not returned.

Big Boi was arrested in August as he was getting off a cruise ship in Miami. A drug-sniffing dog alerted the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, who found Viagra, ecstasy, a cigarette roller with marijuana residue and the ecstasy ingredient MDMA on Big Boi.

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The musician did not have a prescription for the Viagra. If Big Boi is drug-free after three months of testing, two felony charges against him will be dismissed, according to the deal.

Upcoming is a benefit Big Boi is hosting for his Big Kidz Foundation on Oct. 29 in Atlanta. The non-profit group seeks to enhance education and knowledge through cultural exposure, musical and literary expressions and travel, according to the group's Facebook page.

Photo courtesy of WENN

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