A face card is a hundred dollar bill

from Big L – Ebonics (Criminal Slang) Lyrics on Rap Genius


L is comparing money to playing cards — face cards are the most valuable, and 100 dollar bills are the most valuable (commonly used) bill

Since all American bills have faces on them, this doesn’t exactly make sense, and isn’t actually widely used

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