Orlando Watson Cause of Death, There is no obituary available yet – Orlando Watson, a music organizer and businessman, died this weekend at the age of 45. Watson was a co-owner of Prime 55 Restaurant in the University City Loop and Prime 55 Restaurant and Lounge at 1019 Pine Street in the heart of the city.
According to stlamerican.com, Watson was interviewed by the St. Louis American last year on his business achievements and his long struggle with lymphatic cancer. He had to have his left leg amputated below the knee at the moment due to sarcoma cancer that had grown there.
Watson, a University City native, had already started recording viable music tracks and rhythms by the time he graduated from University City High. Watson relocated to Atlanta after high school and continued to make music. In the 1990s, his production firm, “Ol School,” was contracted to the record label of R&B singer Keith Sweat.
His firm “PrettyBoy Productions” (later Prettyboy Records) was part of the production team for Bone Thugs-N-“Strength Harmony’s & Loyalty” album. The Recording Industry Association of America awarded the album a “gold” certification (RIAA).
Watson and his partner Bradd Young founded Rockhouse Entertainment in 2005. Hundreds of concerts have been produced locally and nationally by the independent recording, concert, management, and promotion organization, which has featured artists such as Kelly Roland, Chris Rock, Mike Epps, Jodeci, Megan The Stallion, KodakBlack, Toni Braxton, and the late DMX.