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|Birth name||Juanita Stokes|
|Also known as||MC Smooth, Needa S. (sometimes stylized as "Needa-S")|
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B|
|Associated acts||Chris Stokes, Immature, Shanice, Tupac Shakur, Arabian Prince|
Juanita Stokes, currently known as Needa S. (formerly Smooth), (born 1971) is an American singer, rapper and actress. She is the daughter of actress Irene Stokes and younger sister of music executive Chris Stokes.
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In 2013, it was announced she has joined the upcoming BET reality series Hip Hop Sisters which will focus on six female rappers' lives and their attempts to relaunch their careers. Other rappers confirmed to appear are MC Lyte, Lady of Rage, Monie Love, Lil Mama, and Yo Yo.
|1990||Smooth & Legit
|1993||You Been Played
|U.S. Hot 100||U.S. R&B||U.S. Rap||UK Singles Chart|
|1995||"It's Summertime (Let It Get Into You)"||–||–||–||46|
|1996||"Love Groove (Groove With You)"||–||–||–||46|
|2003||"Sensitive" (featuring Da Brat & Jhené)||–||–||–||–||What?|
|"Baby's Mama (Carrying Your Baby)" (featuring Marques Houston)||–||–||–||–|
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- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 510. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.