Kanye West met Donald Trump on Tuesday in a summit of reality-TV stars, with West tweeting “#2024” after the Trump Tower meeting. Is the rapper referencing the presidential election?

Donald Trump and Kanye West after meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan. Image via E! News

Delaying his announced 2020 bid might not even be the most interesting thing to emerge on Fifth Avenue.

E! News reported: “The ‘Jesus Walks’ rapper met with Trump to discuss becoming an ‘ambassador of sorts,’ a source close to West tells E! News. The source adds that Trump is interested in getting West involved in an ‘entrepreneurial leadership role.'”

As for how the meeting came about, the insider tells us that Trump’s team reached out to West. “Trump thinks he’s a great role model when it comes to business,” the insider adds.

The New York Times added: “Journalists who caught a glimpse of the musician entering the tightly guarded building in Manhattan took to Twitter to document the strange spectacle. … For Mr. Trump, the visit was another headline-grabber stuffed into a series of more consequential events.”

“We’ve been friends for a long time,” Trump was quoted as saying.

Asked what he and West talked about, he said: “Life. We discussed life.”

Here’s what West tweeted (for the first time since mid-October):

Meanwhile, some Kanye critics were citing events in Syria.

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