Cho Joong-hoon (Hangul: 조중훈; born January 21, 1976), better known by his stage name Cho PD, is a South Korean hip hop record producer and rapper. In 2010, he announced his retirement. But in 2011, Cho PD has made his comeback with his two-part album, State of the Art and Art of Business, featuring several prominent acts such as Verbal Jint, Outsider, Dok2, Zico (Rapper) and Kyung of Block B, Hanhae of Phantom, Mino/Tagoon of B.o.M, E-Sens of Supreme Team and more. He has been promoting on music programs with his title track, "Family Man", featuring Block B's Lee Taeil. Currently, he is focusing on producing a brand new girl group named EvoL, rumoured to be debuting sometime next year, and also Block B's comeback with their first studio album in early January.