Nicki Minaj Grieves Over Death Of Crew Member


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Nicki Minaj is currently in mourning over the death of one of her crew members, De’Von ‘Day Day’ Pickett, who was stabbed to death in Philadelphia. The ‘Only’ hitmaker paid tribute to De’Von ‘Day Day’ Pickett on Twitter after he was stabbed to death in Philadelphia in the early hours of Wednesday, February 18 – alongside his colleague, Eric Parker, who remains in a critical condition.

The 32-year old star tweeted: ‘Two members of my team were stabbed last night in Philly. One was killed. They had only been there for two days rehearsing for the tour (sic).’ She also shared a photograph of both men on Instagram, with the caption:

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Philadelphia police officers confirmed to PEOPLE.com that both men were stabbed following an argument inside Che’ Bar & Grill in Philadelphia’s West Oak neighborhood at approximately 2:35am.

In a statement, they said: ‘Complainant #1 had sustained multiple times in the torso and was pronounced [dead] at 2:45 AM; complainant #2 is listed in critical condition with stab wounds to his left arm and left side.’ Nicki is set to kick off her ‘The Pinkprint’ tour in Stockholm, Sweden on March 16….