According to the Washington Post's Felicia Sonmez, quoting from another Post reporter, West referred to his own comments as "a fine wine" and also, brace yourself, said he'd be open to running for president "after 2024". And also, I'm married to a family that, you know - not a lot of male energy going on. Brown said he liked North Korea; Trump agreed. Kanye responded: "It was from the soul".
Reducing soaring crime in Chicago, where Kanye grew up, is also on the menu.
Criminal justice reform, manufacturing jobs and gang violence in Kanye's hometown of Chicago were on the agenda for the private lunch.
She visited the White House in May seeking clemency for Alice Marie Johnson, who was serving a life sentence in federal prison for a first-time drug offense.
At one point, West stood up and reached across the table to show Trump a picture of a hydrogen-powered plane, which the rapper told the president ought to replace Air Force One. "And there are many other people like that".
His monologue was laden with praise for Mr Trump, who he described as a father figure on "his hero's journey". He started showing that he actually had power, that he wasn't just one of a monolithic voice, but he could wrap people around. So, there's theories that there's infinite amounts of universe, and there's alternate universe.
T.I. then promised to "slap the f**k" out of him, should they ever meet again.
He also denied that all black Americans were Democrats. And now you have Chi-raq, people call it Chi-raq. The president said the session "was just set up to be a lunch of two people I like".
Kanye West Goes On 10-Minute Rant During White House Visit
West stopped his monologue for a moment, the president commented, "I'll tell you what, that was pretty impressive". West's wife, Kim Kardhashian, has worked with Trump and the White House on prison reform and pardon issues.
Trump says he'd been willing to "look at it", and says, "They have to do something".
He credited Trump for inspiring his move from Nike to adidas. The artist suggested that stop-and-frisk "does not help the relationships" in the city. From a misdiagnosis. So we can empower the pharmaceuticals and make more money. "He might not have thought he'd have a insane mother-f***** like [me]".
On Thursday, West attributed his support for the president to not having "a lot of male energy" in his home growing up. "When I say I like Trump, they say 'Oh, but he's racist.' Do you think racism could control me?"
Trump told Fox and Friends Thursday: "He's a different kind of guy and that's OK with me".
Declaring that his red "Make America Great Again" hat makes him "feel like Superman", rapper Kanye West has made a free-styling appearance in the Oval Office. "When I put this hat on I felt like Superman", he told Trump. If you building a floor, the constitution is the base of our industry, of our country, of our company.
As he concluded, he rose to walk around the desk.
The best part is we have to watch Trump give nonsensical speeches ALL THE TIME!
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