Nicki Minaj’s Father Robert Maraj found dead after hit-and-run accident

Nicki Minaj’s Father Robert Maraj found dead after hit-and-run accident

American rapper Nicki Minaj is in mourning following the death of her 64-year-old father Robert Maraj, who died on Friday evening after a hit and run accident where her father was crossing the road in New York City.

According to detectives looking into the tragic accident, the deceased was struck by a fast-moving vehicle at around 6 pm while he was making his way through Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue.

The driver in question is also said to have immediately fled the accident scene and unfortunately, eyewitnesses did not capture sufficient details concerning the driver or a description of his vehicle.

According to a report published by TMZ, homicide detectives are now looking into the case and are pleading with the public to help unmask the driver responsible for the damages.

Nicki Minaj’s parents
At the time of this publication, Nicki Minaj is yet to respond or publicly comment on her father’s demise although her representative has confirmed the news to various media firms.

Although the two are reported to share an incredible father-daughter bond Nicki Minaj has been pictured a few times with her father.

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Before his death, Robert Maraj worked as a financial executive as well as a gospel singer, and his wife Carol, who is Minaj’s mother is a singer with Afro-Trinidadian.

Robert’s tragic death has come just a few months after the rapper welcomed her firstborn son with her husband Kenneth Petty.

Nicki Minaj with her father Robert Maraj

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