What Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama discussed in their new podcast ‘How do you hold the same country that sent man to the moon with being the same country of Jim Crow?’ Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen launch ‘Renegades’ podcast on Spotify - The Boston GlobeThe friends discuss race, politics, fatherhood, marriage and the country they love. Spotify to launch in 85 new markets, reach more than a billion listenersSpotify is currently available in 93 countries and has 345 million monthly active users Spotify to expand into more than 80 new marketsThe audio streaming company wants to extend its global reach to include more than a billion extra people. Spotify to expand into more than 80 new marketsThe audio streaming company wants to extend its global reach to include more than a billion extra people. Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen team up for new Spotify podcastFormer U.S. President Barack Obama and rock music legend Bruce Springsteen debuted a new podcast on Monday where the pair discuss topics ranging from fatherhood and marriage to race and the state of America. Spotify to launch in 80 new markets across Asia, Africa, Caribbean, Latin AmericaSpotify revealed the plans, which will kick off in the "next few days," at its Stream On virtual news event Monday. Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are now co-hosts of a Spotify-exclusive podcastYes, you read that right.