It is an eight-episode podcast that features the dynamic duo, who have been friends for over a decade.
Former US president Barack Obama (Image: AP Photo/John Raoux)
Former US president Barack Obama and American rockstar Bruce Springsteen on February 22 launched an exclusive original podcast series on Spotify titled Renegades: Born in the USA.
According to Variety’s report, the newest entry in the company’s expanding slate of audio programming, ‘Renegades: Born in the USA’, is an eight-episode podcast that features the dynamic duo, who have been friends for over a decade.
The podcast, which is produced by Michelle Obama and Barack Obama’s jointly owned production company, Higher Ground, saw the 44th president of the US talked about the ‘unifying American story’ and ‘shared sensibilities’ in the first episode.
In a video shared by the former president he is seen talking to his close, but unlikely, friend of many years. “On the surface, Bruce and I don’t have a lot in common. He’s a white guy, from a small town in Jersey. I’m a Black guy of mixed race, born in Hawaii. He’s a rock’n’roll icon. I’m … not as cool.”
Last year, I sat down with my good friend Bruce @Springsteen for a long and meaningful conversation that touched on so much of what we’re all dealing with these days…