Nicki Minaj is mourning the loss of her cousin. Nicholas “Ju$e” Telemaque was killed over the Fourth of July weekend in Brooklyn.
The 27-year-old was walking to his car after leaving C-PAC nightclub near his home around 2:40 a.m. on Monday morning when he was shot multiple times in his torso, according to the New York Daily News. He died soon after he was taken to Kings County Hospital.
The “Super Bass” rapper took to Twitter to share her tragic loss. “Lived in Brooklyn his whole life. My precious cousin. My baby. Killed last nite,” wrote a distraught Nicki. “My cousin Nicholas. Also goes by Juse, or @brolicalcoholic* Murdered. Last nite. Near his home. Brooklyn,NY.”
Police are investigating the incident, but no arrests have been made so far.