Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are building a recording studio as part the new Obama Presidential Centre in Chicago’s Jackson Park.
The site will include a library, museum, auditorium, outdoor park and recording studio. It is expected to create between 200 and 300 jobs.
According to , it will be “a living, working center — an ongoing project where we will shape, together, what it means to be a good citizen in the 21st century.”
The former US president told CNN that the space would include a recording studio “where I can invite Chance or Bruce Springsteen, depending on your taste, to come here and talk about how you can record music that has social commentary and meaning.”
Obama, the 44th President the United States has previously discussed his admiration for Kendrick Lamar and invited Chance the Rapper and Frank Ocean to his final White House State Dinner.
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