Max Hurrell and Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma make International News with Zol Song that Breaks into South African Top Music Charts

Max Hurrell and Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma make International News with Zol Song that Breaks into South African Top Music Charts

Following Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma’s speech – where she explains why the government decided to uphold the ban on cigarette sales, she refers to how people Zol in a comparison that they shouldn’t smoke and spread germs by sharing cigarettes.

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma says: “When people Zol they put saliva on the paper and when they share that zol… they are moving saliva from one to the other,” 

This extract went viral on Social Media instantly spreading throughout South Africa in early May 2020. 

2 days later, a Cape Town based DJ, Max Hurrell found the funny side to it and decided to make a catchy mix out of it. 

This hit turned out to be an overnight music sensation with the song gaining over 300,000 views on Youtube and made International news when Max Hurrell was interviewed on BBC

If you haven’t already heard it, listen to it here:

Zol Song breaks into SA Apple Top 10 Music Charts

Zol Song by Max Hurrell Breaks into South African Apple Top 10 Music Charts

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Where to find Zol Song?

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma wants to talk to Max Hurrel

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma went on Twitter to ask”Who is this Max Hurrell fellow? We need to talk.

Max Hurrell then responded on Twitter saying: “Hi there Minister 🙂 Please follow me so I can DM you my details!” 

He also wrote on his Instagram Page: “It just got real.”

Max told the  BBC “I honestly made [the Zol Song] just to make people laugh during a tough time,”

“I’ve gotten loads of thank yous from people saying they needed the ‘mood-lifter’ and so I am grateful that I was able to help people feel better,”

What could Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma want to talk to Max Hurrell about? Could it be a sequel? Could she be wanting to claim royalties? We all humbly await Hurrel’s update.

According to Max’s recent Twitter posts: “There’s a conspiracy that I’m working for the government. Lol. I’ll only accept a position as Minister of Sound.”

Max has made South African Politic related tunes previously

This is not the first time that Max Hurrell has seen the funny side in South African Politics, take a look at 2 of his older tunes that he made:

Follow Max Hurrel on Twitter for his latest updates.

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