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Nicki Minaj's mum hosts anti-domestic violence concert

SPEAKING OUT: Carol Maraj, mother to Nicki Minaj

MUSIC LOVERS in Brooklyn, New York are in for a treat on Saturday October 29, when Carol Maraj, Nicki Minaj's mother, will stage an empowering concert to bring focus to domestic violence prevention.

The event, ‘Repairing The Bridge’ will feature soul/gospel vocal legend Melba Moore, soca giant The Mighty Sparrow and Shaggy-collaborator Rayvon.

The famous mum set-up a charity, the Carol Miraj Foundation, years after falling victim to abuse from Nicki's dad, which the rapper has referenced several times in her work, including the track Autobiography, below:

Among the other acts booked to perform on the concert which takes place at Roulette Intermedium, 509 Atlantic Avenue, are Brooklyn are soca star Lyrical, Singing Francine and DJ Platinum Sound. There will also be a special presentation which organisers are not revealing just yet. The only clue is, “it's not to be missed!”

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