Barack Obama

Hear Barack Obama’s Summer Playlist: Beyoncé, Lizzo, Lil Nas X, More

Summer is finally coming to a close after three months of record-breaking temperatures, and Barack Obama is celebrating the season's end in the same way…
Rob Arcand / August 24, 2019

Obama Warned Biden Campaign Staff to Make Sure the Former VP Doesn’t “Embarrass Himself”

Former President Barack Obama and his running mate turned gaffe-prone 2020 Democratic hopeful Joe Biden apparently have a complicated relationship. The New York Times published a profile on Friday,…
Maggie Serota / August 16, 2019

Bono and The Edge Grab Lunch With the Obamas in South of France

Barack and Michelle Obama must not sleep. The former president and First Lady have spent the last year signing big-budget media deals with Netflix and…
Rob Arcand / June 21, 2019

Read Barack Obama’s Tribute to Nipsey Hussle

On Thursday afternoon, Los Angeles' Staples Center hosted the funeral service for late rapper Nipsey Hussle. Following an emotional slideshow and a performance from Marsha Ambrosius,…
Will Gottsegen / April 11, 2019

Barack Obama Likes Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile

As is his yearly tradition, Barack Obama just published a list of his favorite books, movies, and music from 2018. And it turns out the guy…
Andy Cush / December 28, 2018

Barack Obama Understood Aretha Franklin’s Greatness as Well as Anyone

Two years before her death, Aretha Franklin was the subject of a reverent profile by New Yorker editor David Remnick. The piece is filled with insight about her…
Andy Cush / August 16, 2018

Barack and Michelle Obama Dance Along at Beyoncé and Jay-Z Concert: Watch

Former U.S. president Barack Obama was spotted last night at Beyoncé and Jay-Z's tour stop in Washington DC. The Carters performed back-to-back nights at the…
Rob Arcand / July 29, 2018

Barack and Michelle Obama Partnering With Netflix for New Multiyear Production Deal

Netflix announced today that Barack and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year production deal with the service, which will involve the former President and First…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 21, 2018

Report: Obama Is in Talks With Netflix For a Production Deal

Barack Obama's recent sit-down with David Letterman may not be his only cameo on Netflix. The former president is said to be in advanced talks…

David Letterman Was Too in Awe of Barack Obama to Conduct an Engaging Interview

David Letterman is back in the interviewer's chair for his six-episode series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, which premiered on Netflix Friday. The show's title is…
Drew Salisbury / January 12, 2018

Watch Obama Talk About Dancing With Prince in Clip From David Letterman’s New Netflix Show

In his first talk-show appearance since leaving office last January, Barack Obama confesses to flaunting his dad dance moves during a Prince performance at the White House. In…
Monique Melendez / January 10, 2018

Jay-Z, Barack Obama Announced as Guests on Letterman’s Netflix Series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction

David Letterman is set to return to television next week with the the premier of his new Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.
Jordan Freiman / January 5, 2018

Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, The National: These are Barack Obama’s Favorite Songs of 2017

Barack Obama's long been known as a "playlist guy," with collections dating back at least to his first inauguration. Today, the coolest of living former…
Rob Arcand / December 31, 2017

Watch Chance the Rapper, The National, Nas and More Perform at The Obama Foundation Summit Concert

The Obama Foundation Summit--a conference of sorts that encourages community leaders and entrepreneurs to "give back, get involved, and recognize that they, too, have the power…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 2, 2017

Barack Obama Inducts Jay Z Into Songwriters Hall of Fame: “I’ve Been Listening to Jay Since I Was a Young and Hungry State Senator”

Tonight, Jay Z was the first rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the occasion was marked by an introduction speech from another…
Jordan Sargent / June 15, 2017
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