Protect ya neck cause they coming for sets, respect, split your onion
Protect yourself because they’re coming for you and the set you repping. “Splitting your onion” is slang for blowing someone’s brains out. Note the worldplay using the song name “Protect ya Neck” by Wu-Tang Clan. .
There is a slight play on words in this line and the next line. You chop onions when cooking. you cut, or split, a deck when playing cards. He switches these words to repeat the same metaphor for blowing someone’s brains out (split your onion then chop your deck).
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