Emmy-nominated writer and comedian Josh Johnson knows how to get the people going. He brings this energy to his new Peacock special, Josh Johnson: Up Here Killing Myself.

EBONY correspondent Yonathan Elias spoke with Johnson about the special and using comedy to talk about real-life issues such as the importance of mental health in the Black community.

"We're only now having conversations about mental health. All the approaches with bringing it up are recent but I was blessed that I was brought up in a family who believed in seeking help so I never had any qualms about going to therapy or what it would mean," shared Johnson. "