Suspect Charged in Death of Nicki Minaj's Crew Member

De'Von "Day Day" Pickett, Nicki Minaj

Suspect Charged in Death of Nicki Minaj's Crew Member

Philadelphia Police Department made an arrest in Devon "Day Day" Pickett's stabbing.

Published February 25, 2015

A week ago, Nicki Minaj's crew member Devon "Day Day" Pickett was murdered in Philly in a bar fight during down time while he was in the city preparing for the rapper's upcoming tour. As of Monday, the Philadelphia Police Department arrested a man who they believe to be the culprit.

A spokesperson from the police department confirmed with The Wrap that they arrested a man by the name of Pierce Boykin on Monday (Feb. 23) for being involved with last week's bar fight. He has since been charged with terroristic threats, aggravated assault, simple assault, attempted murder and a few other related charges.

The other victim of the bar fight, Eric Parker, sustained multiple stab wounds and is still in critical condition and recovering at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by BET-Staff


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