Nicki Minaj’s Brother Charged With Raping 12-Year-Old Child

Nicki Minaj’s Brother Charged With Raping 12-Year-Old Child


Nicki Minaj’s older brother has been charged with first-degree rape.


Jelani Maraj, 37, was arraigned Thursday and charged with raping a 12-year-old. He was freed on a $100,000 bond from the Nassau County jail Friday.

Maraj got married to Jacqueline Robinson in New York in August. His famous sister footed the $30,000 bill.

“I would cross the ocean for u,” Minaj wrote on Instagram during the festivities.

“I love my brother so much man. Can’t believe I cried during his wedding and his first dance like a punk. May God bless him and his union. Tonight has been one of my favorite nights of all time. I do anything to see my brothers smile.”

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