(PIX11)-- Saturday Night Live has been making us laugh for 40 years.
Jay Pharoah is celebrating his 5th year as a cast member.
He's known for his impersonations of President Obama, famous celebrities and an original character Daniel Frye.
He talks about filming his first comedy special and preparing for SNL's 40th anniversary , which airs next Sunday.
He is also performing at the Carolines on Broadway comedy club this weekend.