Old 808 State reminds me of the R8 or R70 not so much the Roland 808 unless the very early material like Newbuild. British Acid House. Every time I hear an R8 drum machine I think of Excel. Pure 808 was used in a lot of old rap with a slower tempo. Some old house used a real 808. Miami bass was mostly sampling of the 808. Of course electro, electric boogaloo, break dancing music had a lot of 808 but also digital drum machines. In America it was just break dancing music that was considered a fad by the mid 1980s. I remember by 1989 when the Roland TR's became popular because of acid house and techno it was mostly 909. Artist would use a 909 or with 808 snare hits. Early warp, bleep techno is an example. Graham pointed out the 808 in pop records without mentioning Phil Collins.
I know some Brits don't like him and consider him to be a wanker because of politics. 808 started to make its way in a lot of dirty south rap during the 90s and 2000s but a lot of that was sampling and not very good music.
When minimal and laptop music came around in EDM the 808 really isn't that prevalent in a lot of today's EDM, neither is the 909. EDM is just an off shoot of rave music that made it way into popular culture. So an EDM record you would hear today in a store while shopping for toothpaste may have little to do with older house or the underground dance music. Synthetic electronic beats and sample libraries from contemporary software. A pure 808 or 909 would sound very retro these days and be used in a retro context.