Dr. Reuben A. Buford May aka Reginald S. Stuckey (#rappingprofessor) is a dynamic and inspirational rapper, speaker, performer and professor from Chicago, Illinois.

He is Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence ("the most prestigious faculty honor") at Texas A&M University and the author of three books (see Books).

Stuckey is known around the world for his impromptu rap performances on street corners and has also performed live at venues including the Chicago House of Blues and Kyle Field.

His fans enjoy his music on Spotify, Amazon Prime, SoundCloud, Itunes, and other steaming services.


1st Album

by Reginald S. Stuckey

Full album available on Spotify.

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Dr. Reuben A. Buford May aka Reginald S. Stuckey is the author of three books: Urban Nightlife: Entertaining Race, Class, and Culture in Public Space, the award-winning book Living Through the Hoop: High School Basketball, Race, and the American Dream and Talking at Trena’s: Everyday Conversations at an African American Tavern.


This short documentary explores the inspiration behind Texas A&M University's nationally acclaimed #rappingprofessor, Dr. Reuben A. Buford May (aka Reginald S. Stuckey) and how his performances inspire other people.

Tedxtalk:Never Underestimate The power of your inspiration"


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