“808” is an R&B song released in 1999 by American R&B girl group, Blaque. “808” was released as the lead single from Blaque’s self-titled debut album Blaque. “808” was a success in the United States becoming the group’s first top ten hit peaking at number-eight on the Billboard Hot 100, and also peaked at number-six on the New Zealand RIANZ singles chart. It benefited heavily from airplay of its remix, which samples LL Cool J‘s 1988 song “Going Back to Cali“. The song was certified Gold by the RIAA on June 2, 1999.