“What’s in a Name?” by CHAD DAVIS
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose.” This famous line from Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet speaks volumes to the sincerity of a very talented artist known as Kill Paris. After the tragic attacks in Paris last year, the Electronic producer changed his name to “Chill Harris” to diffuse any negative stigma wrongfully associated with his thirteen-year-old moniker. In our exclusive interview, he explains the name change “was just as confusing for me as it was for my fans.” As it turns out, Chill Harris didn’t stick, and his fans are stoked to see the DJ returning to his original Kill Paris roots. RM: You just released a brand new track, “Junkie,” featuring Nevve & Monstre -- what was it like working on that collaboration? KP: It was really fun! Nevve and I wrote the lyrics very quickly. I had an idea of what I wanted to say before we started writing, and it all just kind of came together. RM: You first created a name for yourself thirteen years ago using the well-known moniker from Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Kill Paris. What about this name spoke to you? KP: I’ve always been a bit of an outcast, or rebel, or whatever you want to call it. Romeo and Juliet’s love was a forbidden love. Forbidden because of the “social standards.” So the name “Kill Paris” has always represented
Published on Dec 1, 2016
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