I drew a 2 of hearts from a deck of cards
A stock trick from my empty repertoire

from The Roots – I Remember Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

ACCEPTED COMMENT: He is playing on the phrase “playing the cards your dealt”. Here he is telling us that he started with a 2, the worst card in the deck.

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