“Not Afraid” is the first single from American rapper Eminem’s seventh studio album Recovery. The single was produced by Canadian producer Boi-1da. It premiered on April 29, 2010, on Shade 45. The song entered the Billboard Hot 100 at number one for the week ending May 22, 2010, making it the sixteenth song in Billboard’s history to debut at number one and only the second rap single ever to debut at the top spot. As of January 2011, “Not Afraid” had sold over 3.4 million downloads in the United States alone. In South Korea the song sold 567,119 copies.