Hip-hop producer Scott Storch was held up by two gunmen near Times Square on Tuesday, police said.
The robbers took $5,000 in cash and more than $100,000 worth of jewelry, but no one was injured and no shots were fired, according to police.
Storch, 39, and an unidentified companion were standing at West 46th Street and Eighth Avenue about 7 a.m. when two armed men approached them.
Storch complied when the men ordered him to hand over his jewelry and a briefcase containing the $5,000, according to the NYPD. The robbers got into an SUV and drove off.
Storch, who's in Manhattan for MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday, filed a police report after the robbery. His representatives did not immediately return requests for comment.
Storch, a Long Island native, rose to fame as a keyboard player for The Roots. He now works as a producer with such musicians as Pink, Dr. Dre and Eminem.