In the midst of Nicki Minaj's welcomed return to music, she was reminded of what used to be a celebratory day in her life. Sunday (May 16) served as what would have been her father's 65th birthday.
Nicki Minaj Pays Tribute To Late Father With Heartfelt Post Published on:May 17, 2021, 6:23 AM by 0 In the midst of Nicki Minajswelcomed return to music, she was reminded of what used to be a celebratory day in her life. Sunday (May 16) served as what would have been her fathers 65th birthday. Robert Maraj passed away in February after being killed in a tragic hit-and-run accidentin Long Island, New York. Happy Birthday Daddy, she wrote. Miss u so much. So much. So so much. Rest In Peace. Oh my God. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Barbie (@nickiminaj) Nicki broke her silence on her fathers passing in a post to her website on Friday (May 14). Tho I cant really bring myself to discuss the passing of my father as yet, she continued. I can say it has been the most devastating loss of my life. Robert Maraj was struck by a 70-year-old driver named Charles Polevich on February 12 who immediately fled the scene of the accident in Long Island, New York. Law enforcement found the car with an altered appearance in a garage and arrested Polevich on February 17. He was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident as well as evidence tampering.