Christmas just came early if you’re a Kendrick Lamar & TDE fan.

In a recent profile for Billboard, the entire blueprint for Top Dawg Entertainment gets laid out, from “Top Dawg” Anthony Tiffith to Dave Free right down to the label’s big two of Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, its rugged show stealer Jay Rock, the ever evolving Ab-Soul, new enigma Isaiah Rashad & angelic SZA. The big news from the piece of course comes from Free who reveals that a new K.Dot LP is slated to arrive in September 2014:

“In 2014, TDE hopes to lock and load its most ambitious slate of releases: Rashad and the label’s first nonrap signing, New Jersey-based female singer-songwriter SZA, will be coming with albums, as will original team members Jay Rock and Ab-Soul. Meanwhile, Free thinks the long-awaited debut from Black Hippy – the supergroup featuring Lamar, Q, Rock and Ab-Soul – is likely to appear in 2014; Tiffith indicates that TDE is planning to release a new Lamar album this coming September, too.”

Why September you ask? That’s the cutoff date for the Grammys. And much as how we’ve come to enjoy being wrapped in a rancorous bubble in regards to Lamar’s material, especially that from good kid, m.A.A.d city, I don’t think fans are going to wait around this time thinking the album won’t be undercut by an inferior project.

Q may be the major centerpiece of the profile considering his Oxymoron LP is currently in store shelves but the entire thing encompasses TDE’s history from its humble uprising in South Central, Los Angeles. The piece even addresses that pesky Death Row comparison that had Tiffith heated at GQ when that magazine ran a profile on the label a few months ago.

“We don’t sound nothing like them; we didn’t do it like them, didn’t come up like them,” says Q – though the Interscope connection of both labels hardly is a coincidence. “Top Dawg’s direction is based on a lot of stuff Interscope has been a part of for the last 20 years,” says Jimmy Iovine, chairman and CEO of Interscope. “Top has been a great student of what Dre has done with classic labels like Death Row and Aftermath, and now he’s taking that game plan with modern music and approaches.”

The latest issue of Billboard is on newsstands now, including iTunes and readers. A behind the scenes video from the photo shoot along with a little behind the scenes info can be found, with Lamar discussing how there’s a brotherhood shared by the artists.