The daddy of standard Trinidadian-American rapper, Nicki Minaj, Robert Maraj has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver close to New York Metropolis.
In keeping with Nassau County Police Division in New York, the 64-year-old Maraj was strolling alongside a highway in Mineola on Lengthy Island at 6:15 p.m on Friday when he was hit by a car.
The County Police added that the unidentified driver fled the scene of the incident with out a significant description from witnesses.
Following the accident, Robert was taken to an space hospital in essential situation, the place he succumbed to his accidents and handed on Saturday, February 13.
The Police division had mentioned they’re at the moment investigating the case and in search of the general public’s assist in figuring out the driving force of the automobile. “The investigation is ongoing,” the police mentioned.
Nonetheless, Minaj hadn’t commented on her father’s loss of life on social media as on the time of submitting this report.
The 38-year outdated singer was born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad and was raised within the New York Metropolis borough of Queens. She has not made any public assertion about her father’s loss of life.
She’s been nominated for 10 Grammys, gained 5 MTV Video Music Awards and damaged the file for essentially the most Billboard Scorching 100 entries by a solo feminine artist.