Snoop Dogg & Rising Pop Singer Layke Shoot Hoops in Their 'Happier' Cover Video: Exclusive

Layke, "Happier" ft. Snoop Dogg
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Layke, "Happier" ft. Snoop Dogg

Fortnite recently gave Marshmello and Bastille's smash collab "Happier" another life, but Layke and Snoop Dogg are all about a different game in the video for their cover of the hit song: basketball.

The indie-pop newcomer and rap mogul teamed up for a piano-tinged duet of the dance track, premiering the music video for their "Happier" cover on Billboard below. The video starts out with Layke in the studio, flashing between shots of her in a car and on a basketball court before Snoop joins in. In between shooting hoops, the pair laugh and dance, providing an upbeat visual to the song's rather somber lyrics.

Adding to Layke and Snoop's more hopeful take on "Happier," proceeds from the duo's cover will go to Snoop Special Stars -- the rapper's flag football and cheer league for special-needs children -- as well as child abuse prevention nonprofit organization Childhelp.

Layke and Snoop's "Happier" video arrives just after the original "Happier" reached its highest peak on the Billboard Hot 100, landing at No. 2 on the Feb. 16-dated chart. Its jump from No. 8 to No. 2 is thanks to Marshmello's Fortnite concert on Feb. 2, which marked the first of its kind as the 10-minute show virtually took place in the game's Pleasant Park location.

Watch Snoop and Layke's "Happier" video below.