Outkast star Big Boi has been appointed an honorary Girl Scout in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.

The rap veteran was honoured by officials at his local branch of the youth organisation last week (ends20Feb15) to thank him for his longtime support.

The father of three posed for a photo with a group of young girls, wearing a blue T-shirt with the statement, "Man enough to be a Girl Scout".

The snap was posted on the Girl Scouts ATL Twitter profile and featured a reference to Outkast's hit 2000 album Stankonia in the accompanying message, which reads: "
#BigLovesTheKids (sic) Stank You Very Much to Antwan Andre Patton - Big Boi #Outkast for being Man Enough to be a Girl Scout!