"At the end of the day, he heard me out," she said.
Trump specifically noted the cultural contributions of such musical heavyweights as Etta James, Whitney Houston, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington and Nat King Cole.
The pair are due to meet on Wednesday.
Pusha T made the revelation in an interview before the album's release.
Author Bret Easton Ellis continued his years-long ridicule of "leftist hysteria" Monday, warning that Kanye West's recent departure from Democratic Party politics will likely see several celebrities following suit.
Some high-profile conservatives are pushing back against Kanye West, aka "Yeezus," who they say is yet another self-serving entertainer poking his head into politics for album publicity.
Radio host Jesse Lee Paterson made the "vile" remarks during appearance on British television.
The rapper tweeted, "Republicans were the ones [who] helped black people." It's a little more complicated than that.
The teenage activist apparently isn't impressed by Kanye West's recent behavior.
Chance, a liberal activist, then backed away from Twitter with a Jay-Z meme.
"I independently think that Kanye has lost his mind."
The president thanked West for his "very cool" defense.