After West's media-drenched meetup with Trump at the New York City Trump Tower, such a comment should come as no surprise since Trump did tell reporters that Yeezy was a "longtime friend" of his. I think Kanye was a publicity stunt.
Legend said: "I don't think it's impossible to talk to him about issues, but I won't be used as a publicity stunt".
Later in the day, the rapper tweeted that he met with Mr Trump to discuss "multicultural issues" including bullying, education, and violence in his hometown of Chicago.
After Donald Trump met with Kanye West on Tuesday in Trump Tower, he gave the rapper a parting gift.
Last month, the star, who is married to Kim Kardashian West, said he did not vote in the U.S. elections, but if he had done so, he would have backed Trump.
Although most Americans may be okay with Donald Trump holding onto his business empire during his presidency, the U.S. Office of Government Ethics doesn't agree.
According to Trump's official schedule, he and Vice President-elect Mike Pence are expected to appear at a rally in West Allis, Wisconsin, on Tuesday night.
It comes a month after the musician - who called off his Saint Pablo tour and spent time in a hospital in November - said at a concert in San Jose that he would have voted for Trump if he cast a ballot.
Following his meeting with Trump, West tweeted out his reasoning for the visit, saying: "I feel it is important to have a direct line of communication with our future President if we truly want change".
Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, were outspoken supporters of Hillary Clinton throughout the 2016 election.
There is reported to have been no talk of West performing at the inauguration and no discussion of West participating in the Trump administration.
Stephen Colbert said Trump and West's meeting was a security risk, because it meant putting the "two most powerful American narcissists in the same room".