Barack and Michelle Obama have proudly announced that their new production company, Higher Ground, that is now partnering up with Spotify for a bunch of new podcasts. A press release stated that the Obamas “will develop, produce, and lend their voices to select podcasts” as a part of the deal. A year after the former First Family landed a similar production deal with Netflix, the Obamas effortlessly landed this partnership with Spotify.
“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to amplify voices that are too often ignored or silenced altogether, and through Spotify, we can share those stories with the world,” Michelle Obama said.
There’s no information on exactly when we can expect it to begin but in the multi-year production agreement, the Netflix roster mentioned it will include a Frederick Douglass biopic and a scripted show following people in New York City that are of color, post-World War II.
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