DMX is certainly no stranger to troubles with the law, but his latest prison term -- which found him doing eight months in lockup for violating his probation -- seems to have made a real difference in the rapper's outlook.

Since being released from prison in July, DMX has seemingly dedicated himself to making amends, both with his estranged wife (with whom he's scheduled to co-star in VH1's upcoming 'Relationship Rehab' series) and society at large, via a series of service projects (including vacuuming a nightclub and mopping up a South Carolina Waffle House). His latest good deed? Taking part in a pickup game of wheelchair basketball with some disabled veterans.

According to The Boombox, it all went down after a fan requested DMX's presence on the court after a San Antonio show. "It made my day as much as it did their day," he told TMZ after the game. "One told me that I gave him the best early Christmas gift he ever got and that has me still smiling." You can watch video from the game below.

In between doing good deeds, DMX is prepping his next album, 'Undisputed,' which is currently scheduled for a Dec. 13 release. It'll be his first collection of new recordings in five years, following 2006's gold-certified 'Year of the Dog ... Again.' Fittingly, he released the album's newest single, 'Keep Your Head Up,' on an episode of 'Dr. Drew's Life Changers.'

Watch DMX Play Basketball With Vets

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