October 01, 2009 08:12:05 GMT
With Alicia Keys nowhere to be seen, Jay-Z hits TriBeCa to film 'Empire State of Mind' music video.
Two photos taken from the shooting location of Jay-Z's music video for his single "Empire State of Mind" have surfaced. The snaps are shared by fans by the name Jwiiip and Meganlibrarian through their Twitter accounts.
Jay-Z is captured donning all-black outfit with crowd surrounding him. The video reportedly was shot in TriBeCa near World Trade Center site. Though his collaborator Alicia Keys is said to share screen with him, she is not seen in the on-set pics.
"Empire State of Mind" is one of the singles appearing in Jay-Z's September 11 release "The Blueprint 3" which is currently sitting at number 2 on Billboard Hot 200. The song was first showcased live on-stage during 2009 MTV Video Music Awards on September 13.