Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, was reportedly killed in a hit-and-run accident in New York.
The incident reportedly occurred in the Mineola neighborhood of Nassau County, N.Y., and was initially reported by local outlet?Newsday?on Feb. 12?and then?updated by the Associated Press?on (Feb. 14). The Nassau County Police say a man, who was unidentified at the time, was walking on the street between Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue?on the evening of Feb. 12 when he was struck by a motorist around 6 p.m. EST.
Maraj was taken to a hospital in critical condition and died Saturday, police said. The homicide squad is investigating.
However, Maraj eventually succumbed to his injuries and?died at the hospital. The Nassau County Police Department in New York is still hunting for the suspect. They are leaning on the public?s assistance to find Maraj?s killer.
Minaj?s life had been relatively amazing before she lost her dad. The rapper gave birth to her son last year with her husband Kenneth Petty. At the beginning of 2021, Minaj?revealed her son to the world?for the first time.
As of this report, neither?the Young Money rapper?nor the members of her family have made any public comments about her father?s death. Rest in peace, Robert Maraj.