Most commonly referred to someone's age. It is said to be one's "Prime," age, where they look/shine/feel their best. Sixteen is the age where you get multitudes of exciting privileges such as quickie-driviers' license, get a decent job (Host/hostess,) and you're no longer at the very "bottom" of highschool.
Daughter: "Oh, Daddy, please can you get me a convertible when I turn sixteen?"
Daddy: "Of course, Sugar plum!"
Daughter: "Oh, thanks Daddy!"
Wife: "Didn't I just look so good when I was sixteen?"
Husband: "Yeah...This photo book sure has some crazy pictures of us crazy teens!"
In hip hop, it refers to a 16 bar verse, which is the average size verse in a rap song. "Bar" is a musical term, sometimes called a "measure", indicating a section with a defined amount of beats in it.
Yo dawg! I'm finna drop these sixteens right about now, get that mic ready!
The age when everything you've already been doing becomes legit
Mum/dad/other "funny adult" - Happy sixteen 'th birthday! you can finally have sex
/drink alcohol etc...
A sixteen is synonymous with a verse. Many rap songs follow the formula of having a sixteen line (8 bar) verse, then choruse, next verse, etc.
you ain't the talk of new york, your sixteens is borin
-game referring to fifty in 300 bars
Plural of Sixteen.
How many sixteens have you got mate?
Loads thanks :-)
Please could you lend me some sixteens?
No, you've got at least 3 thirteens, so no chance sorry!
n. a celebratory shout issued after a successful homosexual orgy
Dap always yells "Sixteen recognize!" whenever he and the gang come back from a successful night.
Refers to an album made of around 16 songs.
My G Unit features,
My Eminem sixteens,
My Dr. Dre beats.
You ain't the talk of New York your sixteens is boring
-The Game(300 bars)