Minister Dlamini-Zuma responds to viral 'Zol' song

Minister Dlamini-Zuma responds to viral 'Zol' song

Max Hurrell’s latest hit is a parody song of Minister Dlamini-Zuma's 'zol' speech. But what does Dlamini-Zuma make of it?

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In April, the government made an unexpected u-turn on the sale of cigarettes, saying the sale of tobacco products would remain illegal during level 4 of the lockdown.

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma pointed out that the smoking of 'zol' also promotes the spread of the coronavirus.

READ: Max Hurrell's 'When People Zol' remix of Minister Dlamini-Zuma's speech takes SA by storm

“When people zol, they put saliva on the paper, and then they share that zol," she explained during her address. 

This, now iconic phrase, was  South African DJ Max Hurrell's inspiration for his latest remix.

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WHEN PEOPLE ZOL 😂😂 What have I done 🤣

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On Wednesday, Max Hurrell posted a screenshot on social media where he shared a tweet from Minister Dlamini-Zuma.  In the tweet, Dlamini-Zuma asked: "Who is this Max Hurrell fellow? We just need to talk".

Hurrell replied to the tweet and said: "Hi there Minister. Please follow me so I can DM you my details!"

Well, Minister Dlamini-Zuma replied and this is what she had to say: 

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What the Minister ACTUALLY said me!

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