Jelani Maraj: Nicki Minaj Brother Charged With Rape

Nicki Minaj’s brother,┬áJelani Maraj, has been charged with rape in the Bahamas.

“The brother of award-winning singer and rapper Nicki Minaj has been charged in Nassau with raping a child, according to a source with knowledge of the case.

Jelani Maraj, 37, of Baldwin, was arraigned Thursday on first-degree rape and first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child, according to online court and jail records. The child is 12, according to the source.” [READ MORE]

Nicki Minaj mentions her brother Jelani in the lyrics to three of her songs.

I’m The Best: “Micaiah and Jelani why I grind like I do”

Top of the World: “Shout outs to my brothers Jelani and Micaiah”

All Things Go: “And I know Jelani will always love me and I’ll always love him/ And I’m just his little sister, not Nicki Minaj when I’m around him”