Born and raised in the south of Johannesburg, ZULO developed skills in areas he lacked as an artist including production, design, and directing and editing his own music videos. He would later craft his own website and album cover arts, which are frequently graced with his cartoon bunny mascot Tricky, often depicted in different poses.
ZULO gained recognition after being signed to rapper Blayze's record label Blayze Entertainment and released his star-studded single "Red, Black & White" after scoring some early chart-toppers on both YFM and 5FM. He was a finalist on ShizNiz's King of the Mixtape competition and was named one of HYPE Magazine's Freshmen in 2017. ZULO has since collaborated with popular acts including Slikour, Rouge, Priddy Ugly, Gigi Lamayne, Solo and Jamali's Mariechan.
Using his favourite film franchise Star Wars as a façade, ZULO bases his logo type on the original 1977 movie’s logo, as well as further sporting a "Padawan braid" symbolizing his desire to continue learning the in-and-outs of the industry and continue to evolve as a creative while investing in his craft, eager to globalize his musical palette.