American rap artiste, Nicki Minaj loses her father Robert Maraj who died in a hit-and-run accident at age 64.
It was reported by Nassau County Police, New York that Robert was walking on the road between Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue on Friday around 18:15 PM ET where he was knocked down by a vehicle who fled the scene heading northbound.
Maraj was rushed to the hospital in a drastic condition after which he gave up the ghost at weekend.
Homicide Squad is requesting for an eyewitness to come around and give a report as a result of the fatal crash and the unknown description of the suspect’s vehicle.
The rapper’s representative confirmed her dad’s death with no further comments. However, Nicki has not spoken on the death of her dad but there was an obvious relationship between her and her father.
Although there is no news on the current relationship between Robert and daughter Onika Tanya Maraj but the news of his death in New York was devastating on the ace rapper.
– By Mary Abazuo