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1.
The amount of bars of music that one rap verse takes up. A rap verse.
You know I had to drop my 16 bars on that joint.
by Pomegranate July 04, 2006
 
2.
16 bars is 32 lines of music. It is used by most MCs and underground rappers. KRS-1 really took 16 bars to a new level.
You can win money by posting your 16 bars at www.my16bars.com
by logan dougy October 08, 2008