How many seconds is 16 bars?
What does spit a 16 mean?
After the intro, rap songs usually go into the verse. Most of the time verses are 16 bars. Which mean 16 counts of 4. When someone says “write a sixteen”, they are referring to 16 bars.
What are the 16 bars in rap?
So, 16 lines down the paper will equal to 16 bars. And once you finish writing your 16 lines, you measure it by rhyming, or rapping, your verse along that same time period. If it goes over than you know it’s over. But, more often than not, 16 lines on a paper will lead you into 16-bar verses.
16 bars is when you rhyme for 16 bars in a beat, even if you rap in triplets, half beat or whatever. One bar is 4 beats. Like this: 1-2-3-4.
How long is a 16 bar beat?
Ideally, a 16-bar cut should be 30-45 seconds in length; one minute is maximum.