Christmas songs generally fall into one of several categories: the ones you can't stand, the ones you can't get enough of, and the ones so bizarre that you just don't know what to make of them at all.

Mark this one in the latter category, in that case - as it's certainly the strangest Christmas cover we've heard in a good few years.

Rapper DMX's off-the-cuff take on 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' went viral back in 2012 (below), but now it's been properly recorded in a studio and is available to stream online.

It's undoubtedly different - if somewhat tuneless - we'll give him that. 

Hear it below: