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Nicki Minaj posts bail for brother after rape arrest

Nicki Minaj has posted bail for her brother after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.

The rapper put up $100,000 to get Jelani Maraj, 37, out of jail in Nassau County, New York on Friday (04Dec15) after he was charged with first-degree rape and first-degree course of sexual conduct against a child.


Nicki Minaj put up two of her homes as collateral for the bail bond. The houses, located in Baldwin, New York, are occupied by her brother and her mother, according to TMZ.com.


Court documents obtained by editors at the New York Post show the rapper will also be responsible for the fees associated with securing the bond, which will range from around $6,000 to $10,000 .


Nicki Minaj has yet to comment on the case.