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Watch the Premiere of BLK JKS New "Molalatladi" Video

December 11, 2009 12:00 AM ET

This summer, Rolling Stone featured South African psych-rockers BLK JKS in our Artists to Watch special, and now we're happy to bring you the premiere of the band's new video for "Molalatladi," the opening track on their excellent debut After Robots.

The clip was filmed in September in New York (the performance shots were taken at downtown club Santos Party House, and the beach images were captured at the city's legendary Coney Island), and bonus footage comes via the directors of the film Sanza Hanza from South Africa.

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