Frank "Cognac" Archer


Understanding music and know what instruments compliment each other in a song, Yac as he was well known knew how to create a song. I named him the baddest music producer that no one knew, except for a few people, that new him. He has been claimed to have the deepest music library in Atlanta. Growing up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida he was part of a local DJ group. His influence on the Atlanta music could not be missed. He was well known in clubs and in the music business. Some artist said they didn’t know him but they wish they did. In the 1990’s Yac meet up with Steve “Baby Jaye” Smith, and Floyd “Omar” Smith. Their relationship was heighten with the love of family, friends and music. Their relationship grew when they started making mix tapes and from they’re started making beats and music. During that time he also work in strip clubs as a manager where “Baby Jaye” was his DJ. They then form “C & J Productions" that was housed at his apartment, where we recorded top tier demo tapes for local artist. Yac also produced his own songs like “The Dale” “Let’s Do It Again” and his hot single “I’LL Make U Bass”, was just the tip of the iceberg on his potential as an producer.He is gone but not forgotten and his legacy will reside in his son Andre. While Andre shied away from indulging his father he paid close attention. He will continue to be a part of C & J Productions and produce and make music. Presently Andre is working on his first project. Frank D. Archer (Cognac) is survived by his 2 boys and 2 girls and some grand babies and his wife Kim Archer.


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