I love that 'Black-ish' is a pretty traditional sitcom, structurally. It functions like the sitcoms from the '80s and '90s that I grew up with.
Recording vocals has the same kind of physical demands as you experience a lot in theater work.
I have all of Kendrick Lamar on vinyl.
It wasn't until I got out in the world and started worked professionally when I realized that the people I admired were the ones who had taken the little snippets of what they learned that worked for them - and strung them together in their own technique.
I didn't know a single musical soundtrack, really, growing up. Nobody listened to musicals. That wasn't a thing I did.
As a kid, you don't have a ton of spaces where you are honored, where what you think is honored and what you say is revered.