Following West's statement, Mr Trump said: "I tell you what that was pretty impressive".
"He's said very nice things about me in the past ... extremely positive things", Trump said.
"It's not so locked up anymore, you know, because I'm producing numbers that they were never able to produce", said Trump, who has repeatedly claimed the jobless rate among African-Americans has decreased during his presidency.
Manchester United's Paul Pogba
But I hope with all my heart that it's one of the four, because there is [also] NG [N'Golo Kante]". Pogba said in quotes reported by L'Equipe : "I have never played for France to be captain.
A year later, West visited the then president-elect at Trump Tower in NY in December 2016.
"I feel it is important to have a direct line of communication with our future President if we truly want change", he said in the since-deleted tweets. (MSNBC and CNN mostly stopped broadcasting Trump's rallies months ago.) Republicans are getting anxious that with the midterms less than a month away, Trump "is losing a prime-time megaphone to his base", Politico reports.
The visit comes after West stoked controversy by wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat during an appearance on "Saturday Night Live" and delivering a pro-Trump speech on set.
"There are people in jail for really long terms", Trump said in an interview with Fox News. Asked if he would consider campaigning with the rapper, Trump said, "I could see it". West also says that many people believe that if someone's black, then that person has to be a Democrat.