Teddy Park (born Park Hong-jun on September 14, 1978), is a Korean–American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He’s the founder and owner of The Black Label.
In 1998, Park debuted in the hip hop group 1TYM with his friends Danny, Jinhwan, and Baekyoung. Together, the group recorded five studio albums with Park as their primary songwriter and producer. Today, 1TYM is recognized as one of the most influential groups in Korean music history. After his performing career with 1TYM ended in January 2006, Park became an in-house producer for YG Entertainment. He has worked on the majority of 2NE1’s discography, a substantial number of Big Bang’s releases, and hits such as Jinusean’s "A-YO", "Phone Number", Seven’s "Passion", Uhm Jung-hwa’s "D.I.S.C.O.", and Sunmi’s "Gashina". In recent years, he has been a major producer for the girl group Blackpink’s materials.