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Do you know your 808s from your 1738? Why is Drake running through the six? We explain hip hop's numbers.
Kanye’s fourth album, ’808s & Heartbreak’, is named after the Roland TR-808 drum machine, the sounds of which you will instantly recognise even if you haven't heard of the machine that made them before. An additional piece of lesser-known trivia: Kanye recorded the album in Hawaii, where the telephone code is, coincidentally, 808.
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