BREAKING: Nicki Minaj’s father Robert Maraj, 64, is killed in a hit-and-run in Long Island


BREAKING: Nicki Minaj’s father Robert Maraj, 64, is killed in a hit-and-run in Long Island

  • Nassau County Police confirmed the death of Robert Maraj to TMZ on Sunday
  • The 64-year-old was walking on a road in Mineola at about 6pm Friday when he was struck by a car 
  • The driver fled the scene and has yet to be identified 
  • Maraj was rushed to a hospital, where he died 

Nicki Minaj’s father has reportedly been killed in a hit-and-run in Long Island. 

Nassau County Police in New York confirmed the death of 64-year-old Robert Maraj to TMZ on Sunday. 

Maraj was walking on a road in Mineola at about 6pm Friday when he was struck by a car heading northbound on Roslyn Road at the intersection with Raff Avenue, authorities said. 

The driver fled the scene and has yet to be identified. Authorities have asked for the public’s help in tracking them down.

Maraj was rushed to a hospital, where he died. 

Super Bass rapper Minaj, 38, has yet to comment publicly on her father’s death.

This is a developing story.  

Nicki Minaj’s father Robert Maraj (pictured together) was killed in a hit-and-run in Long Island, New York, on Friday, according to TMZ

Minaj's father Robert and mother Carol are pictured together in 2013

Minaj’s father Robert and mother Carol are pictured together in 2013



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