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 harder beats, that 808 you slipping man”” – Childish Gambino, Shoulda Known.

“100k a day, trap booming like an 808” – A boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Say A’.

Music the bass, swap my heart for an 808” – Erick Arc Elliott, Death.

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