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Max Hurrell's 'ZOL' makes international headlines

15 May 2020 11:08 AM
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Max Hurrell was unknown two weeks ago. Minister Dlamini-Zuma broke smokers’ hearts – he dropped ZOL, and the rest is history.

Max Hurrell was unknown to most South Africans two weeks ago when Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma broke smokers’ hearts.

FILE: Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma updates South Africans on regulations pertaining to the COVID-19 lockdown. Picture: @GovernmentZA/Twitter

Two days after her infamous address, Hurrell dropped “ZOL” and nearly broke the internet.

Things got crazy when Dlamini-Zuma, after hearing it, tweeted a lighthearted jab at Hurrel.

Now the track with its fat bassline and the strangely soothing voice sample of Dlamini-Zuma using the term “zol” (an outdated slang word for a dagga joint) is making its way around the world.

“I honestly made the song just to make people laugh during a tough time," Hurrell told the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

“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.”

Hurrel told the BBC he had a brief chat with the Minister, and that she has no problem with the track.


Read: South African minister embraces 'zol' meme that mocks her cannabis slang (BBC)


Pump up the volume – then the listen to ZOL in the audio below:

Hurrel is a funny young man - this country needs him!

Watch this one below (Shut up!):

And this one (The Max Condom):


15 May 2020 11:08 AM
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Max Hurrell

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