Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen launch new podcast on Spotify

Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen launch new podcast on Spotify Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen launch new podcast on Spotify

The streaming giant, Spotify has announced the launch of a new show 'Renegades: Born in the USA' featuring the former US president, Barack Obama and the legendary rock star, Bruce Springsteen.

The new show is produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s company, Higher Ground Productions that has also worked with Netflix on television and film projects.

It is the highest-profile collaboration in the history of podcasting.

Both will be talking about race, fatherhood, marriage and the state of America with the first two episodes for both free and premium Spotify users.

The first season is set to have eight episodes in total.

The  eight-episode series  features conversations between Obama and Springsteen, who formed a friendship during a campaign trail as the duo met for the first time during Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and have since become friends.

The episode, titled "Outsiders: An Unlikely Friendship," shows details of how the politician and the musician forged their relationship despite not having a lot in common.

The first two episodes of the series are now available online.

Spotify also announced that it is expanding its services to more than 80 new markets worldwide, nearly doubling its reach.

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