The rapper and self-made entrepreneur explains that true independence relies on interdependence.
Whitney Cummings isn’t afraid of making mistakes, instead she sees her failures for what they really are — steps to success.
To the award-winning performer, creative, and dad, success has more to do creating than selling yourself.
When rapper Open Mike Eagle was called out in a tweet by pro-wrestler Shiloh Jonze, he didn't just tweet back — he put on spandex and got in the ring. To learn more about Open Mike Eagle's journey from rapper to wrestler, read on.
Maria Menounos is an entertainment journalist, a podcaster, a TV personality, and an occasional pro-wrestler. To hear her talk about the inspiration behind her new health and wellness podcast, Better Together, read on.
On November 19, 2019 we celebrate the real MVPs - patrons. It's #ThankYouPatrons day, and we're thanking the 4 million patrons who have sent over $1 billion to creators.
Comedian Patton Oswalt and film critic Scout Tafoya discuss pop culture, film history, and the importance of uncritically acclaimed work.
Jack Conte talks about the future of creativity and empowering artists to have sustainable careers.
Comedians Whitney Cummings and Paul Scheer discuss social media, creativity, and why now is the best time to be a creator.
At Assembly, our very own Jack Conte got to chat with Issa Rae, the creator, writer, and star of HBO’s Insecure and the award-winning web series, Awkward Black Girl. Issa is also the founder of two production companies, and has 1,000+ patrons on Patreon.
Gabbie Hanna shares her newest songs while also imparting wisdom on mental health and getting to the other side of darkness.
Indie rock band Local Natives share a stripped down set of songs from their latest album.
Activist, businessman, and Grammy award-winning artist Killer Mike talks about creative control.
Film critic Scout Tafoya got a big surprise when comedian Patton Oswalt gave him a shout out on The Best Show podcast. To learn why Oswalt is so smitten by Scout Tafoya's series, The Unloved, read on.
Learn why musicians like Kap G and Damone Tyrell aren't waiting for permission to create music, and what artistic ownership means to them.
For rapper Kap G, authenticity is everything. To learn more about how Kap G tells his story through hip hop, watch now.
Atlanta based artist and musician Aja Kahti doesn't need permission to create music. She gives that to herself. To learn more about what creative ownership means to Aja, watch now.
It's amazing how music can make you feel connected, even if you're listening to it in your headphones. If you're in need of a little togetherness, check out our latest Spotify playlist.
Rapper Kap G shares how he successfully speaks to his community while pursuing creative control.
Aja Kahti is drawn to music to express her purest ideas; here’s how she takes ownership of her entrepreneurial path to preserve her creativity.
When Christine McConnell's Netflix show got canceled, instead of wallowing in her sorrows, she got to work. To learn how the artist is funding her new show through membership, read on.
Alissa White-Gluz is one of the most versatile vocalists in metal today. To learn about her life in metal, and why Patreon is right for her and her fans, watch now.
What’s the best way to navigate today’s music industry? Pop culture journalist Caitlin White and Patreon managing editor, Erica Campbell chat about music, the industry, and how even the world’s biggest pop stars aren’t immune to its downside.
We asked our creator partnership lead Joe Barham how musicians can use Patreon to cut out the middleman and connect with fans, here's what we learned!
On November 2nd, 2019, we will livestream the first-ever Patreon Assembly, a digital summit for artists and creators featuring Killer Mike, Issa Rae, Patton Oswalt, Hannah Hart, and more.
According to Spin magazine, Anthony Fantano is “today’s most successful music critic.” But it wasn't always that way. To learn about Fantano's journey from unpaid intern to "the internet's busiest music nerd," read on.
Being organized doesn’t have to stunt your creativity, in fact, it can be a huge help! Here’s are 20 tips from creators to help you get organized.
We’ve tapped 20 creators to find out their best tips (and some things not to do) to help you find the perfect work and life balance!
How do you balance your creative work with all the other aspects of your life? Our creative community gave us a little insight into how they manage their time.
How do you balance your creative work with all the other aspects of your life, including a 9-5? Our creative community gave us a little insight into how they manage their time.
Wondering how to live a full life while also working full-time as a creator? We’ve checked in with three different Patreon creators to hear how they make it work.
Is your creative work your side hustle? If so, learn how to find balance, make a schedule, and build a creative life that works for you.
No time? No worries! YouTuber, podcaster, and author Hannah Witton gave us her tried and true time management tips!.
Learn how the creators behind Crime Junkies and The Try Guys have found balance through creative independence.
Glen Henry gives us a behind the scenes look at the business of fatherhood.
From changing their environment to recording podcasts while the kids are in bed, six Patreon creators reveal their secrets to juggling work and family.
Learn how Prudence Geerts creates webcomics and illustrations while connecting with her community.
Since creator burnout is real, we went to VidCon 2019 to see what video creators do to stay ahead of it. To see their tips on self-care, read on.
Whether you're a business of one or one hundred, here are creator inspired offsite ideas to help you connect with your team!
Hit the road, zone out, and hone into your creativity with these top vacation spots for creators.
Pack your bags and grab your passport. These five travel content creators will give you a major dose of wanderlust.
You might think that constantly creating content means never taking a break, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 5 tips for creating content on the go.
Let go of the guilt and take a break! These two Patreon creators share how they made taking time off work for them.
Multiple studies prove that taking a break has a positive impact on your work and creativity. So yes, you do need a vacation. A few of our creators share why.
Don’t risk creator burnout! Here are six ways for you to snag a quick vacation without interrupting your creativity.
Learn how emotional and financial support from patrons has given these creators the freedom to go their own way.
Learn how independence, authenticity, and business acumen amplify Dead End Hip Hop’s culture conversations.
Want to meet some of your favorite creators? Here’s a list of 10 who will be at VidCon this year!
Heading to a conference this summer? Here are our tips for connecting with and growing your community while you're there!
Sickboy is unlike any medical podcast you've heard before. Read on to find out how this radical podcast is using comedy to change the culture around chronic illness.
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