Sheela Namakkal: When did you know you wanted to be a comedian?
Jermaine Fowler: I was always a comedian. I guess I knew I wanted to get paid for it after watching Eddie Murphy: Raw.
SN: Do you prefer stand-up, writing or sketch?
JF: I like them all a lot. There are different satisfactions I get from all avenues. Stand-Up gives me visual freedom. Writing gives me intellectual freedom. And Sketch gives me the freedom to just go nuts creatively.
SN: You are playing lots of music venues this tour. Do you prefer comedy clubs or alternative venues?
JF: I like them both, but I chose the music venues because of the ticket prices were better for my younger fans.
SN: Who do you love to perform with?
JF: Anybody I can learn from.
SN: What is your dream show?
JF: Opening for James Brown in the 60s-70s
SN: Random question: What is your favorite record of 2015?
JF: Musically? Angels by Chance the Rapper.