|Birth name||Tavis Nedd|
|Also known as||Smiley Musiq|
|Born||December 18, 1980|
|Labels||Love and Unity Music|
|Associated acts||Bishop Lamont, Anthony B, Junior Kelly, Ziggi Recado|
Tavis Scoot, better known as Smiley, is a reggae artist. Smiley was born in Aruba in 1980. He has been making music since he was seventeen years old. He moved to the Netherlands in 2000. For three years he toured with the popular Dutch reggae band Out of Many.
Smiley has performed at several festivals and venues in Europe and Aruba. He has also been the support act of reggae artist Ziggi Recado on his Dutch and German In Transit tour.
In 2008 Smiley travelled to Jamaica to work with Barry ‘o Hare and Altafaan Records. Smiley also collaborated with Junior Kelly. The video of the track called “Dem a Wonder” has been aired by Reggae Entertainment Television, Tempo TV and TMF Pure. It also enjoyed rotation on the reggae radio station Irie FM in Jamaica.
On November 20, 2009 Smiley’s song “Distance” was released on the Tek “a” Train riddim selection of the German reggae label Rootdown Records. The video reached the number 1 position in the Reggaefrance video charts. The video also aired on Tempo TV and TMF Pure.
Lively Road EP
The Lively Road EP was released in May 2010 and had a good reception by the reggae fans. The title song of the EP became a top ten charted song in the summer of 2010 in Curaçao and Bonaire. In the same year Smiley performed at the Reggaejam and Ruhr Reggae Summerfestival in Germany.
By the end of 2010 Smiley was featured on different riddim selections and collaborations. Smiley collaborated with Spanish rapper Abram (Rogando a Jah). Smiley has songs on three of the five best German riddims of 2010, voted by the readers of Riddim Magazine. Kokoo Riddim (Lively Road) Everlasting Riddim by Powpow Movement (Bad Minds) and the Youth Riddim (State of emergency).
The single State of Emergency was released on the same day as the single “Keep the Joy” featuring Anthony B. Both songs were featured on the Riddim Magazine mix-cd in February 2011. The song “Keep the Joy” was also featured on the comic Dread & Alive Lost Tapes mixtape vol 6 in May 2011.
At the end of 2011, Smiley collaborated on a track with former Aftermath-artist Bishop Lamont called “Golddiggy”  Smiley’s latest song and video What’s New was released on the Driver riddim selection by Lockdown Productions (Tippa Irie)
|2006||Smiley ft Ondrofeni||Wailing Home|
|September 2007||Smiley||“Take it Easy”||Mixtape|
|2007||Smiley ft Kalibwoy||Ancient War|
|September 2008||Smiley||Wailing Home||I believe in
Amsterdam (compilation-album )
|November 2008||Smiley ft Junior Kelly||Dem a Wonder|
|February 2009||Smiley||Self titled mixtape|
|March 2009||Smiley||Dem a Wonder||download-single|
|August 2009||Smiley||Dem a Wonder||7|
|October 2009||Smiley||Dem a Wonder||Roots Rockers compilation album|
|October 2009||Smiley||There’s Nothing They Can Do||Thriller G riddimselection (SX)|
|November 2009||Smiley||Distance||Train riddimselection + 7|
|May 2010||Smiley||Lively Road EP|
|July 2010||Smiley||Lively Road||Lively Road EP|
|November 2010||Smiley ft Spanish rapper Abram||Rogando the Jah|
|December 2010||Smiley||Bad Mind||Powpow “Everlasting” riddem selection (GE)|
|February 2011||Smiley ft Anthony B||Keep the Joy|
|February 2011||Smiley||State of Emergency||Youth Riddim selection (GE)|
|May 2011||Smiley ft Anthony B||Keep the Joy||Lost Tapes v6/ Dread& Alive|
|September 2011||Smiley||Big Money Bag||Sensimillionaire riddim selection (AT)|
|September 2011||Smiley||State of Emergency/Keep the Joy||Reggae 4 Africa|
|October 2011||Smiley||Rudebwoy||Rootboy Riddim selection|
|November 2011||Smiley ft Bishop Lamont||Golddiggy|
|January 2012||Smiley ft Blaxtar||Big Money Bag remix|
|January 2012||Smiley||What’s New||Driver Riddim selection (UK)|
|2006||Smiley||Tomorrow||number 3 position in The Box reggae charts|
|2008||Smiley ft Junior Kelly||Dem a Wonder|
|2010||Smiley||Distance||number 1 position in Reggaefrance.com videocharts + 12 weeks high rotation TMF Pure|
|2009||Dem a Wonder||Surinam highest position 3|
|2010||Lively Road||Dolfijn FM radio Curaçao / Bonaire highest position 6 in the top 40 [permanent dead link]|
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