Onika Maraj Petty better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj has lost her dad to a hit-and-run accident.
Mr Robert Maraj, aged 64, was hit by a vehicle on Friday night while taking a walk in Long Island, New York, after which the driver fled from the scene.
Mr Robert was taken to hospital after the incident, but sadly passed on the following day. According to the police, Investigations into the incident are ongoing. However, the rapper is yet to make a public statement as regards the incident.