Multi-award winning American-Trinidadian rapper, Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, has died after being struck in a hit-and-run accident.
According to Nassau County Police in New York, he was walking on the road between Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue Friday evening when he was hit by a vehicle.
Police say the driver then fled the scene. Robert was taken to an area hospital in critical condition, where he succumbed to his injuries and passed over the weekend.
The Homicide Squad is investigating the case and asking for the public’s help in identifying the responsible party. There was not a decent description of the suspect vehicle provided.
Nicki hasn’t made a public statement on her dad’s death yet.
Robert was 64.