"My brother saw her story that morning and was like, 'Bro, we got to do something for this little girl, '" Patton told Channel 2's Lori Wilson.
The young girl was shot at a bounce house party in April, tragically leaving her paralyzed from the waist down.
Big Boi's passions are music and the bulldogs he breeds at Pitfall Kennels.
When asked what she was going to name her puppy, Abriya Ellison, a shooting victim, says, "King!"
According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, the rapper offered to pay for the Abriya Ellis' medical bills and for the installation of a wheelchair ramp at her house.
Arabie Saoudite : arrêté pour avoir fait un "dab"
Pour les autorités, ce geste ferait allusion à la consommation ou l'abus de drogue, ce qui justifie son interdiction. Emporté par l'ambiance, il s'est laissé aller à un dab , ce geste démocratisé par les rappeurs ou les footballeurs.
Abriya, who just finished three months of intense therapy, fell in love with the service dogs at the hospital.
Ellison's mother, Andreauna Douglas, said: "She been asking for one for the longest [time] and I know a puppy she can take care of and have responsibility for is going to do nothing but help her".
Now, she has a dog to call her own.
The member of legendary musical duo Outkast reached out to the family of Abriya Ellison after learning about the 5-year-old who was injured in a shooting while at a party earlier this year. He says the girl is "definitely inspiring" and her story touched his heart.
"There's nothing like having a companion or a service dog, something therapeutic that you can love on, that can love back on you". "She's been through a lot and to see how strong she is now, that was just like oh my goodness. It just touched our heart, so we're just trying to do what we can to help".
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