The 64-year-old father of American rapper, Nicki Minaj, has died after being hit by a hit-and-run driver in New York, police said.
Mr Maraj was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6.15pm on Friday when he was hit by a car that kept going, Nassau County police said.
The 64-year-old was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday. Police are asking any witnesses to the fatal crash to come forward.
Miss Minaj, 38, was born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad and was raised in the New York City borough of Queens. She has not made any public statement about her father’s death.