There are simple or basic high life chord progression, rhythms and licks that you can use to get yourself used to highlife grooves.
The basic progression for highlife can be
C A F G
C F G F
Some high life rhythms in solfa notations for the C A F G are:
Doh Soh Lah
Some high life rhythyms in solfa notations for the C F G F progression are:
Doh Soh Doh Soh LAh Soh Fah mi RAe
Ti Ti Ti :La Soh Fah Mi Rae Doh
Doh Mi Doh LA
Fah Mi Rae TI
Ti Rae Ti Lah Fa Mi Rae Doh
You can also improvise many others for yourself, hust work on the landing notes i.e the chord progression.