1. The penal code
for disturbing the peace. Refers to the sound of bass from stereos.
2. Refering to an analogue synthesiser
called a Roland TR-808
used in many 80's tunes.
3. At times a reference to Hawaii's area code: 808.
"I'm back with an 808 'cause I'm bossy" - "Bossy" by Kelis
"Drop that 808/The walls begin to shake/It's too much for the club to take" - "ERFQUAKE" by Family Force 5