Traditional Ethnic Group: Malinke
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About this rhythm
Djabara is a kind of instrument played by the women.
It is a calabash covered with a net braided with cowrie shells.
It’s from the Wassolon-region and is a rhythm of greeting of guests of the village.
During the colonization, it was urged to play this rhythm for French government officials.
Burama den nde fisa, Denko waliyadi,
Burama den nde gnokonte, Denko waliyadi…
Burama, you really need a child,
Burama, the child is indispensable