Trump spoke to reporters with West by his side, calling the rapper a "good man" and telling journalists that they have been "friends for a long time."
West would not discuss the details of the meeting ignored questions about whether he plans on performing at Trump's inauguration. He also ignored a question about whether he wishes he had voted for Trump.
"I just want to take a picture right now," West said, smiling.
"You take care of yourself, I'll see you soon," Trump told West.