- Nicki Minaj's dad Robert Maraj was on Friday, February 12, walking on the NY streets when a car ploughed into him
- The driver dashed off after the accident, leaving him for dead
- The rapper's dad was rushed to the hospital and declared deceased the next day
Popular US rapper Nicki Minaj’s father Robert Maraj is no more.
The celebrity’s dad died on Friday, February 12 after a hit-and-run incident that took place in New York.
Authorities claimed the man was going for a walk when a car ploughed into him and fatally injured him.
Moments after the accident, Robert was rushed to hospital and was pronounced dead on Saturday, February 13.
Nassau County Police Department officers stated that investigations have already been launched to fish out the person who killed the 64-year-old.
People who witnessed the unfortunate incident have been asked to come forward and help identify the perpetrator or give an account of what happened.
Nicki is still yet to publicly address the issue.
Just a few months back, Briefly.co.za reported that American rapper Nicki Minaj became a first-time mom.
The rapper and her hubby Kenneth Petty welcomed their bundle of joy on Wednesday, September, as reported by TMZ.
According to sources close to the couple, Minaj gave birth in Los Angeles but the baby's gender is yet to be known.
The 37-year-old music star announced her pregnancy through an Instagram post captioning the photo "#preggers".
Before saying I do to Petty, Minaj shocked fans by announcing she was quitting music to start a family but she later bounced back.
Thursday, May 12, saw Twitter light up with the burning question of if the 37-year-old rapper was indeed pregnant.
Hints were dropped after a fan asked Nicki how she was keeping herself busy and she responded saying she was having cravings for red meat.
In other world celebrity news, Briefly.co.za reported that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their second child together. Ring the bells, shout from the rooftops and pour yourselves a few cold ones because the royal family is about to get bigger and better.
Months after opening up about their unfortunate miscarriage, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting a baby again. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were pictured in a brilliant pregnancy photoshoot in what could only be defined as a divine blessing.
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