In August, rap superstar Nicki Minaj happily shelled out $30,000 to help create a swanky Hamptons wedding for her older brother, Jelani Maraj, and his longtime girlfriend, Jacqueline Robinson.
Now Nicki — who gushed on Instagram about her love for Jelani during the wedding, writing: “I would cross the ocean for u. I would go & bring u the moon… I love my brother so much” — is finding herself in a world of pain after her 37-year-old brother’s arrest on shocking and sordid charges!
I would cross the ocean for u. I would go & bring u the moon. Promise u. For u I will. 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.
On December 1 at 8:49 p.m., according to court records obtained by Star, Jelani — a resident of Nassau County on New York’s Long Island — was arrested by local authorities and charged with one felony count of “first-degree rape involving a perpetrator over the age of 17, with a victim under the age of 13.” He was also charged with one felony count of “course sexual conduct against a child in the first degree.”
His next court date will be set in the near future. Stay with Star for this developing story!