The accident took place near New York on Friday. According to police, who revealed the case on Sunday, a driver fatally slammed into the father of American rapper Nicki Minaj, Robert Maraj. An investigation is underway.
Robert Maraj, 64, was walking down the street in Mineola, Long Island, around 6:15 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a car, local police said in a statement. The driver fled and Robert Maraj was taken to hospital where he died on Saturday, the same source said. “The investigation is continuing,” police added.
Retirement in 2019
The 38-year-old New Yorker, born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Queens, surprised her fans in September 2019 by announcing that she was retiring to focus on her family life.
Nicki Minaj then returned to this announcement and promised to release new titles, in the wake of his hits, which include Starships, Bang Bang and Super Bass.