Zach Schwartz

Music

Harlem Mourns A$AP Yams

To find out how New Yorkers were dealing with the loss of their native son, I visited a bunch of spots around the city and talked to some his fans.
Zach Schwartz
1.22.15
Music

Talking to ​​Tragedy Khadafi, New York's Most Slept-On Rapper

Nas might be Queensbridge's finest, but rapper Tragedy Khadafi is Queensbridge's realest.
Zach Schwartz
1.5.15
Music

Ghostface Killah Is Sick and Tired of Police Brutality in America

This week a Staten Island grand jury declined to indict the cop who killed ​Eric Garner with an illegal chokehold. With Ghostface Killah hailing from the streets of Shaolin, I thought I'd call him up to get his opinion on what's been going on.
Zach Schwartz
12.5.14
News

​Why Can’t New York City Keep Track of Crime in Public Parks?

When faced with park crime, the city not only neglects to report it to the public but often takes inefficient measures to curb it.
Zach Schwartz
12.2.14
News

We Talked to People Who Knew 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice About His Death at the Hands of Cleveland Cops

An alleged eyewitness, Rice's art teacher, and a former Cleveland cop weigh in.
Zach Schwartz
12.1.14
Stuff

We Asked an Iraqi Teen What She Thinks of ISIS and America

Islamic militants killed 28 women on her street, but after coming to the United States, this Iraqi teen girl said it's Americans who seem depressed.
Zach Schwartz
8.29.14
NSFW

Nate Hill Wears Naked White Women as Scarves

I followed Nate Hill around for an afternoon as he went to two apartments to transform white women into naked fashion accessories. I asked him questions about his "Trophy Scarves" project along the way.
Zach Schwartz
11.18.13