Music Label Head Mark Pitts Takes on Bell's Palsy

Mark Pitts, President of Urban Music at JIVE Label Group and CEO of Bystorm Entertainment, has been a "music man" for most of his adult life. A high-flying lifestyle of late nights and red-eye flights came to a crashing halt when the man credited with nurturing the careers of hitmakers like the Notorious B.I.G., Usher and Ciara, was diagnosed with Bell's Palsy, a condition that paralyzed the left side of his face. Nearly two years after that fateful night when his face and life were forever changed, Pitts spoke with ESSENCE.com about his career and lessons learned from his diagnosis... Here's what you had to say: Sherry commented via Facebook: "I pray that he has a full recovery. God bless" Shirrell wrote via Facebook: "I overcame this also. Stress will kill you. Let it go is the lesson I learned."
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