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Nicki Minaj posts bail for her brother Jelani after alleged rape charges

The rapper has bailed out her brother after he was arrested for the alleged rape of a minor
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Multiple media outlets are reporting that Nicki’s brother Jelani Maraj, 37, has been charged with first-degree rape of a child younger than 13 and first-degree sexual conduct against a child.

Nicki, 32, is said to have posted $100,000 bail for her brother in order to get him released from a jail in Nassau County, New York on Friday. The New York Post reports that the ‘Anaconda’ rapper used two of her own homes in Baldwin, New York as collateral for the bond.

Nicki has a very close relationship with her brother and was there to watch him wed his fiancée Jacqueline Robinson just three months ago.

She shared several photos from the ceremony on her Instagram, including two with her arms wrapped around her brother.

“I would cross the ocean for u. I would go & bring u the moon. Promise u. For u I will,” she wrote alongside the photo.

“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,” she continued.

On another photo, she simply wrote: “Jelani, I love u more than you’ll ever comprehend.”

The rapper has yet to respond to the claims about her brother and has remained silent on her social media pages so far.

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