After years of being caged up, the dog is free to roam the streets once again.

Troubled Ruff Ryders frontman DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons Jr., was sentenced to one year behind bars in March of last year for tax fraud after pleading guilty one year prior.

The Darkman Unknown was incarcerated in January of last year after bouncing from a court-ordered drug rehab following dirty urine, which revealed Oxycodone and cocaine in his system.

“I spoke to him; he’s very happy,” said his lawyer Murray Richman. “He’s looking forward to being home. He’s never been hotter than now — people have been seeking him out all over.”