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!
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!
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)