New York rapper Nicki Minaj‘s mom isn’t here for family jokes and nasty gossip. Carol Maraj has come forward to end rumors surrounding her jailed son getting attacked behind bars.

Maraj went to her Instagram page this week and put a swift end to the headline-generating report.

Please don't give this lie any more power.

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Earlier in the week, gossip developed about Jelani Maraj getting involved in a jail altercation.

There was a rumor shared around the internet yesterday that Jelani Maraj, the convicted pedaphile brother of Nicki Minaj got his world rocked in a prison brawl. The source of the video came from a Facebook post, claiming that Jelani was in the video getting jumped by a half dozen inmates. (Bossip)

A few months ago, Nicki Minaj’s ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels weighed-in on Jelani’s conviction.

“Of course I still care about her. I wasn’t shooting my shot [by commenting on her PAPER Magazine cover], I was just saying about the pictures what everybody else was saying. … We haven’t spoken. [Her brother’s conviction?] It’s crazy because I know everybody involved. I never would have thought in a million years what actually happened. It’s just crazy when you know the people. You can’t even wrap your brain around it. Oh, he’s in jail? I didn’t know he was in jail though. I didn’t know that.” (“The Breakfast Club”)

Recently, reports emerged about Nicki going to visit her brother for the first time since his conviction.

Sources tell us she has not had a close relationship with her brother, Jelani Maraj, since he was charged for raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter. She made an exception this time, solely because her mom wanted to go. We’re told Nicki took her mother, Carol, to the Nassau County Jail last week. Carol hadn’t seen Jelani since the guilty verdict. (TMZ)