As fans may know Nicki Minaj ‘s father was tragically killed in an accident and now, months after the loss, the rapper is finally talking about the tragedy. Check out what she has to say!
Nicki Minaj became quite vulnerable to her followers and chose to speak openly about one of the most painful things she has ever had to go through.
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Robert Maraj was out walking around Long Island in February when a car hit and killed him. The man was 64 years old.
Nicki’s father was in critical condition while he was being rushed to the hospital and died a few days after the incident.
Police arrested Charles Polevich, who was driving the car when the fatal accident occurred.
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He was accused of leaving the site of the fatal accident and manipulating evidence.
Nicki’s mother, Carol Maraj, sued Polevich the following month for $ 150 million.
Now, months later, Nicki went to her official website to post a statement about the loss.
‘[Though] I can’t really bring myself to talk about my father’s death yet. I can say it was the most devastating loss of my life. I still want to call him. Even more so now that he’s gone. That way, life is fun, ”the presenter told her fans. May his soul rest in paradise. He was really loved and will be missed very much. … It’s been a minute since I wrote a letter and I know how much you love her. I love you. Miss you so much. Thank you for everything.’
In the same letter, she also talked about another loss – the death of fellow rapper DMX – which she mentioned struck her “like a ton of rocks”.
“Losing him felt like losing someone I grew up with. I adored him. Blessings to his family. ‘