After Lebron James’ “King Of New York” Comment, JAY Z Issued A Clever Clapback

Lebron James and JAY Z have been friends for many moons, but that doesn’t mean Mr. Carter will allow the three time NBA champion to get away with saying just any old thing.

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King James and the rest of the Cavs hopped on the subway while in New York City for their Nov. 13 game against The Knicks. While it was a close one, the Cavaliers defeated The Knicks 104-101. In a series of tweets after the game, James declared himself “The King of New York” followed by an Instagram photo of him inside Madison Square Garden.

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During his Cleveland tour stop, Mr. Carter spoke to the crowd about catching up with James and the conversation they had about his “King of New York” comment.

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“Eh man, you my guy and all that but you can’t be taking pictures in the garden talking about you’re the King of New York,” JAY Z said. “So I told him I’m coming to Cleveland. I’m the King of Cleveland now.”

Checkmate, Hov.