(AllHipHop News) Eminem shot the video for his new song Not Afraid on the
streets of Newark, New Jersey today, as people from the city watched intently.
The video was shot on Market Street, a popular strip in the
city. Em was joined by Royce Da 5′ 9″, longtime friend and Slaughterhouse
Fans of the rapper were held at bay by police barricades and
a strong security presence, which upset some of them. However, Eminem calmed
many of them simply by waving to those across the street and behind the
Clad in all black, Eminem walked up the Market Street block
as a camera and crew taped his stroll. A number of people served as extras in
According to sources, the crew had been there since early
morning and the officers had blocked off the streets well into the afternoon
while Eminem shot the video. Others, who requested anonymity, said that Eminem
choose Newark because it was more lowkey than nearby New York City.
Many of the fans attempted to slip the reclusive star a CD
of their demo songs, but were promptly stopped by police.
Eminems Recovery album is slated for a June 22 release.