Rapper Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, was killed in a hit-and-run accident, police stated.
Maraj, who was 64, was walking along a road in Mineola, Long Island at 6.15pm on Friday when he was hit by a car that kept going, police say
Maraj was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday. Police are asking any witnesses to the fatal crash to come forward.
The incident remains under investigation.
Nicki has not made any public statement about her father’s death.