American superstar rapper, Nicki Minaj has lost her dad Robert Maraj in a hit and Run accident in New York.
Mr Maraj was said to be walking on the road between Roslyn road and Raff Avenue, when he was hit by a vehicle heading Northbound. Cops said the driver fled the scene without meaningful description from the witness.
He was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to the critical injuries he sustained and passed away over the weekend, according to TMZ online.
Homicide Squad is investigating the case and is seeking help from the public in identifying those who are responsible.
Mr Marah died at the age of 64.
Fans sympathize with Nicki
Nicki Minaj hasn’t said anything yet concerning the incident however, fans and super star celebrities have taken to their various social media platform to sympathize with Nicki on the death of her Dad.
Sending love, light and prayers to @NICKIMINAJ and family. 🙏🏾✨
— Rapsody (@rapsody) February 14, 2021
— A Nichel (@anichel_) February 14, 2021
Sending my deepest condolences to @NICKIMINAJ I am so genuinely sorry for your loss. Sending you all the love, light and strength to get through this. Prayers go out to your entire family. I love you. May your father’s soul Rest In Peace 🙏🏼
— Amra Olević Reyes (@amrezy) February 14, 2021
Prayers up for Nicki Minaj’s family as they process this news. God be with them.🤍🙏
— Nicholas Liddle (@NLiddle16) February 14, 2021