We have it on good authority that Richmond emcee and rapper Erk Tha Jerk is shooting his latest music video in Berkeley today.

Erk refers to himself as “the ‘hood nerd because he’s worn glasses for the past 12 years. Even his 2000 debut album was called Nerds Eye View. He is seen as a hip-hop musician who eschews gimmicks.

Creative director Geoffrey Beans and photographer Jozae Beans both appear to be involved in the shoot, according to their ongoing tweets today.

Let us know if you spot the film crew around town.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...