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Video: Just A Band 'Matatizo'

Watch Just A Band's disturbing but touching music video for "Matatizo" depicting the infamous Nyayo House Torture Chambers.


Just A Band has released the first visuals from their latest full-length Sorry For The Delay. The equally somber, disturbing and touching clip for "Matatizo" is "dedicated to the memory of Issa Juma (composer of this song), and all the Kenyans who gave their hearts and bodies so their children could be free." Read more about Kenyans who went through the infamous Nyayo House Torture Chambers from "We Lived To Tell - The Nyayo House Story." Watch the music video for "Matatizo," starring Eric Thimba, below.

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