10 Rising Stand-Up Comedians You Should Know In 2015: Stage Chasers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]done[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Before some of your favorite comedians made their presence known in film and TV, they spent years on the comedy stage perfecting their craft. We wanted to highlight 10 stand-up comedians who have been building a name for themselves on stages over this past year. Here are 10 rising comedians that fans should get familiar with in 2015. We based our ranked list off of buzz, presentation, and stage. Stage chasers.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]jerrod[/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#1 Jerrod Carmichael – Winston-Salem, NC” text=”Taking this year’s top spot is Jerrod Carmichael. For years Jerrod has been quietly gaining attention on stage in the Los Angeles area. In 2014, he released his first comedy special Love At The Store directed by Spike Lee. Carmichael can be considered a comedian’s comedian who fellow comic Aziz Ansari has taken on tour for several dates. In 2015, Jerrod began his newest venture into TV with NBC as star of pilot ‘Go Jerrod Go’.”][vc_column_text]karlousm[/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#2 Karlous Miller – Oxford, MS” text=”Anyone that is familiar with the in’s and out of stand-up comedy has heard of our next stand-up comedian Karlous Miller. Developing most of his skills in Atlanta, Karlous has now expanded his reach by joining the cast of MTV2’s Wild ‘N Out back in 2013. For years Miller has been a stage favorite by displaying the ability to keep fans alert with humorous encounters and his perspective on life. We wouldn’t be surprise to see more of his stand-up on other larger platforms or more of his comedic acting in the coming years.”][vc_column_text]robpowell[/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#3 Robert Powell – Monroe, LA” text=”Gaining most of his attention by being a four year veteran on Shaq All-Stars Comedy Jam tour, Robert Powell is getting all the right attention. Powell has mentioned his focus and and love for the comedy stage which he has been gaining a following by just that, the stage. His story telling ability stands true to past comedy favorites who relied only on an audience and a mic. By aligning himself on the right platforms Robert’s voice will be one to stand out. “][vc_column_text] k-dubb[/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#4 K Dubb – Memphis, TN” text=”As a traveling comedian, K Dubb has made his presence known on the comedy circuit. With several TV credits through out his career and the recent backing from rap star T.I. it’s expected that K Dubb will soon be seen a lot more. As a comedian who hasn’t ignored the power of social media he has even gained a following online with skits, 2015 could be the year we see a few major projects with K Dubb involved.”][vc_column_text]trixx[/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#5 Trixx – Toronto, CA” text=”If you happen to live in Toronto and know it’s comedy scene, we are sure you’ve heard of Comedian Trixx. Though residing in Toronto, Trixx has been popping up in other countries including the states as he entertains fans on stage. As a key player of Toronto’s annual Juice Cup, Trixx is considered one of cities most talked about comedians. His comedy ranges from everyday life to his African heritage. Like other comedians, Trixx makes sure that fans online experience his humor on social networks and video platforms 2015 should be another strong year for the comedian.”][vc_column_text]lavar walker[/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#6 Lavar Walker – Chicago, IL” text=”Being another comedian coming out of the Shaq All-Star camp, Lavar Walker quietly has been building his name. While on the road, fans have been getting familiar with Walker as he has performed with the Plastic Cup Boyz, Rickey Smiley, and a range of comedy shows. Though considered to be a veteran stand-up comedian, to many he still is rather new. As 2015 moves forward, we expect a campaign from Walker that will introduce him to a larger audience with a possible push from TV.
“][vc_column_text]ashima [/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#7 Ashima Franklin – Mobile, AL” text=”As a stand-up comedian, Ashima Franklin has been putting years on the comedy stage but with a few recent breakout opportunities more fans are beginning to get familiar with the name. When Katt Williams needs someone to start things off at one of his shows, Franklin seems to be a consistent choice of his. Her unfiltered style has become something fans have gravitated towards whenever she touches the stage. With emerging internet platform All Def Digital, Ashima has made sure fans can enjoy some of her comedy online. With the right push we are expecting Franklin to step in as a leading comedian, especially in the world of female comedians.”][vc_column_text]billy sorrells[/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#8 Billy Sorrells – Houston, TX” text=”After gaining noticeable attention by releasing several works online, Billy Sorrells still has shown that he has more to offer, and we agree. With a move to Los Angeles, Sorrells has aligned himself with some respected outlets including BET Networks as a correspondent. In the midst of acquiring TV credits, Sorrells continues working material on stage. It’s almost certain that with the right role Sorrells will become a heavily talked commodity in Hollywood.”][vc_column_text]ffcs [/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#9 Freestyle Funny Comedy Show – Greensboro, NC” text=”Being one of the only few groups in comedy, The Freestyle Funny comedy show consisting of Darren Brand, Chico Bean, BDaht, and Osama Bin Drankin have been acquiring their own following. The comedic abilities mixed in the group extend so much that 3 of the members are featured on MTV2’s Wild ‘N Out. Night after the night the group have called Greensboro’s The Comedy Zone their home as they tell jokes and share the stage for comedic performances.”][vc_column_text]tony baker [/vc_column_text][vc_wp_text title=”#10 Tony Baker – Chicago, IL” text=”Closing out the list is Tony Baker originally from Chicago, Illinois. The current resident of Los Angeles has been building his name on stage and has strategically used the internet to bring in some buzz. In 2014, Baker debuted his very first comedy album, which showed that he has a range of stage material to offer fans. Despite not having any major roles as of recent, Tony has maintained his position in the comedy circuit. When it comes to the stage, Tony is considered as one of Los Angeles’s emerging comedians. There are a few more possibilities in front of Tony and we expect his growth into those opportunities this year.”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Full List
1. Jerrod Carmichael
2. Karlous Miller
3. Robert Powell
4. K Dubb
5. Trixx
6. Lavar Walker
7. Ashima Franklin
8. Billy Sorrells
9. Freestyle Funny
10. Tony Baker

Stage Chasers 2015[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

As mentioned the comedy stage has been a place where greats have gotten their first start. With the internet influencing comedy today, this year’s group has consistently let their jokes on stage influence the direction of their careers.

  1. Y’all missing some real comics that be out here cool list but a couple of these guys would get out worked on stage

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