Robert Maraj, the father of rapper Nicki Minaj, has died at the age of 64. According to TMZ, on Friday evening Maraj was walking between Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue in New York when he was struck by a vehicle heading northbound. The driver fled the scene. Robert was transferred to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries over the weekend.

As of now there is not a detailed description of the vehicle. We send our deepest condolences to Nicki Minaj and her family.