BALDWIN - News 12 Long Island has learned that the brother of singer Nicki Minaj is accused of raping a child in Nassau.

Jelani Maraj, of Baldwin, was arraigned on first-degree rape charges yesterday, according to officials

The 37-year-old is accused of raping a 12-year-old somewhere in Nassau County.

It's not clear how the two may know each other.

Minaj's brother was released on $100,000 bail.

Maraj was married at the Coral House in Baldwin in August.