After Being Cast in Dior's Campaign, Rihanna's Next Album to be Produced by Rapper Kanye West

7:37 PM EDT 3/24/2015 by Aishwarya, Celebeat Reporter

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Having previously been criticized for not casting black models in his catwalk, the creative director Raf Simmons has decided to cast Rihana in the fourth Secret Garden video. Furthermore, reports that the Barbadian star is all set to share the screen with Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman and Marion Cotillard who have been a part of the Dior family for long. The Pop Princess who is much flattered by this move would be seen next in her album R8 which is being executively produced by Kanye West and led by West's and Paul McCarteny's collaboration FourFiveSeconds.

Moreover, the FourFiveSeconds singer who has previously been a part of many labels including Vogue and had been crowned 2014's Style Icon by the Council of Fashion Designers of America has already been seen shooting outside the Palace of Versailles outside Paris as reported by Women's Wear Daily.

Furthermore, it has also been reported that the campaign which is scheduled to release in the spring is being shot by photographer Steven Klein. Besides, talking to MTV, the Barbadian beauty has been quoted as terming this as a great opportunity for the girls of her culture and color. She adds, "I think to be acknowledged by Dior means a lot as a woman to feel beautiful, and elegant and timeless."

The move is a much anticipated one for Ri-Ri has been front row regular at Dior's shows and having been photographed by the brand often. Furthermore, the third episode of the shoot has registered more than nine million views on the Dior's official YouTube channel which showcased a trio of models walking through the chateau and its vast grounds showing off the French label's fashions and leather goods.

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