"I hope you'll reconsider aligning yourself with Trump," Legend said in the text. "You're way too powerful and influential to endorse who he is and what he stands for."
He continued, "So many people who love you feel so betrayed right now because they know the harm that Trump's policies cause, especially to people of color."
West quipped back, "You bringing up my fans or my legacy is a tactic based on fear used to manipulate my free thought."
Legend's wife Chrissy Teigen shared her disappointed thoughts on Twitter, implying that she's not happy Ye made his conversation with Legend public. "When it comes to people we know, we DO speak up," she explained. "To THEM. not on Twitter. And sometimes, I guess it makes it to Twitter."
West then justified his actions by tweeting that he chose to post it in order to show the varying opinions that exist in his social circle. "I respect everyone's opinion but I stand my ground," he said. He later tweeted a warning for followers to not "let peer pressure manipulate you" if you have strong opinions.
Finally, after some fans noticed Legend appeared to be using something other than an iPhone, Teigen made a quip about her husband's ties to the Google Pixel 2.
Check out the storm of tweets below.