Kill Paris Changes His Stage Name Following Paris Attacks

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Kill Paris performs at the Snowglobe Music Festival at Lake Tahoe Community College on December 30, 2013 in South Lake Tahoe, California.  

Colorado-based artist Corey Baker, better known as Kill Paris, has recently changed his stage name to Chill Harris in light of the tragic attacks in Paris on Nov. 13.

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He explains in an emotional Facebook post that the origin of his moniker stems from the character Paris, Juliet’s wealthy and entitled suitor, in the play Romeo and Juliet. The name Kill Paris was intended to act as a satire against a side of life that suppresses creativity and love. Read the post below:

By it’s definition a name is just a word or set of words by which a person, animal, place, or thing is known, addressed,...

Posted by Kill Paris on Saturday, November 14, 2015

 

While the majority of fans have responded with their upmost respect and gratitude for the producer’s decision, several commenters are torn about the change, saying his identity is what initially attracted their attention and believe the change is unnecessary. The producer has yet to provide further details on the extent of his new solo title.

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