Last Lap: Tuesday’s Odds And Ends In Music News

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Rick Ross: Gentleman Rap Boss
Devin Friedman admits that he’s “basically eating out of [Rick Ross's] hand” for the majority of his time with the rapper, but manages some good insights (e.g. “Rick Ross is always both inside and outside a joke he’s making about hip-hop music”) and many more entertaining observations about the kindly boss, whom he describes as “the fat black McConaughey,” in his profile for October’s GQ. [GQ]

Complex On Kreayshawn In Brief
Ernest Baker‘s profile of Kreayshawn for Complex is less intriguing; luckily for us (and you), Katherine St. Asaph sums it up at Popdust. Key facts: she wants to slap The Game in the face, and she bought that Game Boy Color she always wanted after she got signed. [Popdust]

Amy Winehouse Saluted In A Comic-Strip Eulogy
Making the rounds today: a touching cartoon tribute to the late Amy Winehouse. Yes, that sounds improbable, but Eli Valley pulls it off. Check out “Missing Amy Winehouse.” [Forward]

Zooey Deschanel Sings Her New Sitcom’s Theme Song
Zooey Deschanel‘s new sitcom New Girl premieres tonight on Fox, and, thanks to being half of indie-pop duo She & Him (and half of human-elf duo Jovie & Buddy), Deschanel herself sings the theme song. Hear it now at Vulture, or tonight on Fox.

[Zooey Deschanel Image: Getty Images]

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