Robert Maharaj, the father of Trinidad born, internationally acclaimed rapper Nicki Minaj, is dead. He was killed on Friday in an apparent hit and run while walking along a road in Long Island, New York.
According to police reports of the incident, Maharaj had been walking along the Mineola roadway at around 6:15 pm when the incident occurred. The driver of the vehicle never stopped. Minaj was taken to hospital, however he succumbed to injuries sustained, on Saturday.
Police are now asking members of the public in Long Island to come forward with any information that may lead to the driver’s detainment.