64-year-old Robert Maraj, American rapper Nicki Minaj‘s father has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York.
According to the guardian, Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj was walking along a road in Mineola on long Island on Friday evening, February 12, when he was hit by a car.
Nassau Police then said the driver fled the scene without a meaningful description from witnesses. Following the accident, Maraj was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday, February 13.
The Police say they are investigating the case and are seeking help from the public to identify the car driver.
The 38-year-old rapper, Nick Minaj is yet to make any public statement about her father’s death.
The death of the rapper’s father comes just four months after she welcomed her first child with husband Kenneth Petty.