Rapper Big Boi announces he’s a Libertarian who voted for Gary Johnson
It’s no surprise that rapper Antwan Andrew Patton, also known as Big Boi and formerly the other half of OutKast, didn’t vote for Romney in November. But he didn’t vote for Obama either.
“I voted for Gary Johnson,” the Grammy-award winning rapper admitted to Alyona Minkovski on Huffpost Live Friday. Patton recounted a story during the interview about how he had to set a woman straight when she assumed the rapper was an Obama supporter.
“Well, I was, you know, leaving to go out of town, and it was a lady — a Caucasian lady — and she was like, ‘Oh yeah, congratulations on y’all win last night’, you know, with like an attitude. And, you know, just to let her know I was on my P’s and Q’s, I was like, ‘I don’t know what you talkin’ bout, I voted for Gary Johnson’. And she looked shocked to even know that I knew there were other candidates on the ballot, you know what I’m saying? So, you can’t judge a book by its cover.”