Robert Maraj was said to have been struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York, according to police.
Robert who was just 64 years old was said to have been walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6.15pm when a car suddenly hit him on Friday, Nassau county police reports that the car did not stop to check on its victim.
He was taken to hospital where he was later confirm dead. Police are now asking any person who witnessed the fatal accident to please come on and give it useful information.
As at time of writing this article, the rapper who is 38 years old is yet to make any public statement about her father's death.
Minaj whose real name is Onika Tanya Maraj was born in Trinidad but got raised in Queens, New York City.
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