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Robert De Niro And Jay-Z Are Beefing. Who Ya Got?


By now you’ve heard that Robert De Niro and Jay-Z had a tense and awkward confrontation at Leonardo DiCaprio’s birthday party the other night. The Oscar winner gave the Grammy winner a “dressing-down” in a roomful of celebs and not even Beyonce could calm him down. (Jay reportedly tried to joke his way out of it, but De Niro wasn’t having it.) The reason for the tiff? Jay-Z wouldn’t return Bobby’s calls about a proposed song for the Tribeca Film Festival.

The De Niro/Jigga beef is a dream scenario for pretty much everyone with a passing interest in public spats, and it got us thinking: who would win the hypothetical pop culture megafight? As you’ll see in our tale of the tape, Jay has the advantage in key areas like youth and net worth, while De Niro has gravitas and his… Robert De Niro-ness.

So: who ya got? Tell us in the comments.

Tale of the tape graphic by Sean Panzera.



  • Benny

    Please…Jay-Z won’t last 30 sec.His wife is 10 times more bad ass than he is.

    Also,you don’t fuck with Bobby De Niro man,you should know that by now.Jay is lucky Bobby didn’t go all Raging Bull on his ass.

    *drink*

  • http://twitter.com/SeanP Sean Panzera

    Could De Niro block with his face like that at his age?

  • Benny

    Well he’s Bobby Fucking De Niro so…probably.

    *drink*

  • mibonita

    Just read it now.. How dare he disrespect a legend like De Niro!! Jay should not mess with the Men who knows the A-lists!!


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