This name is also used to refer to different percussion patterns in African music, some of which are individual variations, and some differ significantly: some of them being in 6/8 and 12/8, while others in 4/4 time. Kakilambe is a dance as a symbol of the celebration of growth of crops,life, ad mostly the birth of children. The Kakilambe brings all these blessings and they celebrate his coming with the dance called "Kakilambe".
The variant taught by Mamady Keïta is based on the music of Baga.
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