It’s a sad day for Nicki Minaj and her family. The rapper’s cousin, Nicholas Telemaque, was murdered in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday and the ‘Super Bass’ singer took to Twitter to express her devastation.
“Lived in Brooklyn his whole life. My precious cousin. My baby. Killed last nite,” Minaj wrote on Twitter.
According to MTV News, police responded to a call in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, at 2:40 a.m. Monday morning and found Telemaque, 27, with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Kings County Hospital.
“My cousin Nicholas. Also goes by Juse, or @brolicalcoholic* Murdered. Last nite. Near his home. Brooklyn,NY,” Minaj also wrote on Twitter, attaching a picture of her fallen cousin.