Listeners of Spotify can now stream Barack and Boss.
Former President Obama and Bruce Springsteen have worked together for a broad spotify podcast in which they discuss politics, race, family, and manhood.
Eight episodes of Renegades: Born in USA It was recorded for several days at Springsteen’s Jersey Shore farmhouse. The first two were released on Monday for streaming on the site.
The podcast was produced by Higher Ground, the production company of Obama and wife Michelle. The couple signed a podcast deal with Spotify in 2019.
“Longtime friends discuss their hometowns and role models, explore modern manhood, and face the painfully divisive state of the country today – and one of how we can move everyone together Vision, “Spotify Said in a statement.
“Past Bruce and I don’t have much,” the former president says in a voiceover introduction to the series’ first 56th episode.
“He is a white boy from a small town in Jersey. I am a childhood-born mixed-breed black boy in Hawaii who took me around the world. He is a rock and roll icon. I am a lawyer and politician “Not so good,” Obama continued.
“Over the years, what we’ve found is that we’ve got a shared sensibility: about work, about family, and about America.”
The episode reveals that Obama felt Springsteen was shy when he met on the campaign trail in 2008, but the musician spoke openly after the two came together.
Extensive interactions between external couple cultural and political divides and their inequalities, including their shared sense of growing up with outsiders.
“I don’t think it’s something you choose. I think it’s something that’s innate in you,” Springsteen said on the show.
“I need to find my way in my city [of Freehold.] I have come to know who my people are. It was not until I discovered music and I found a way to explore my process… my own identity and way of speaking, and some influences and ways of listening that I could find at home. But started feeling where I lived, ”Springsteen reflected.
Spotify gained 27 percent more followers last year than 2019 as it made a new push to feature popular podcasts.
The unveiling came less than two weeks after the 71-year-old rocker busted for DWI off the Jersey coast.
Springsteen’s much-awaited Jeep Super Bowl commercial, which fueled national unity, was taken off the air in the wake of his arrest.