808 (slang) Type: noun, slang Pronunciation: /eight-oh-eight/ Plural: 808s What does 808 mean? 1. A Roland TR-808 drum machine; bass drum. 2. Bass sound on a beat. Example sentence: “Turn up the 808 on the beat.” 808 in songs: “Just a snare and a 808” – Lil Wayne, Let the Beat Build. “We want them […]