The father of American rapper Nicki Minaj died in a traffic accident near New York.
Robert Maraj, 64, father of American rapper Nicki Minaj was killed in a traffic accident near New York . While walking down the street in Mineola, Long Island, at around 6:15 p.m. (11:15 p.m. GMT) on Friday, he was struck by a car, police said in a statement on Sunday, adding that the driver having collided with it fled.
Robert Maraj was taken to hospital where he died on Saturday , according to the same source. “The investigation is continuing,” police added. Rapper Nicki Minaj born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in the neighborhood of Queens, near where her father was killed, surprised her fans in September 2019 by announcing that she was retiring to focus on her life family.
The 38-year-old New Yorker then returned to this announcement and promised to release new titles , in the wake of her hits, which include Starships , Bang Bang and Super Bass.