The two talked about their mutual admiration for jazz musician Herbie Hancock, whom Snoop Dogg honored with his performance at the Kennedy Center.
"He invented hip-hop, that's why it only makes sense," Snoop can be heard saying of Hancock. The two then fist-bumped.
"You gave me a good pound," Kerry laughed.
The State Department's Twitter account also shared the video along with a message signed by Kerry himself.