Jennifer Lopez has sold out shows across the globe, but she brought it back to the Bronx during a free concert for State Farm’s Neighborhood Sessions on Wednesday. Fifteen years after the release of her debut On the 6, the international superstar performed her biggest hits and brought out some special guests at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park.
She opened the 90-minute set with “Same Girl” and ran through her catalog of hits including “If You Had My Love,” “Love Don’t Cost a Thing,” “Waiting for Tonight,” and her latest single “First Love” off her upcoming 10th album A.K.A., due June 17.
Ja Rule appeared for “I’m Real” and “Ain’t It Funny.” She also debuted a new song with Fat Joe, who delivered his hit “Lean Back.” French Montana joined J.Lo for “I Luh Ya Papi” and performed his own hits, “Ain’t Worried About Nothin” and “Pop That.”
Additionally, she paid tribute to Selena and covered Diana Ross’ “Theme from Mahogany” and Barbra Streisand’s “My Man” before closing with her 2001 hit “Jenny From the Block.”
“It feels super at home for me,” J.Lo told “GMA.” “It took me right back to Sundays in the Bronx.”
Backstage, she was joined by friends and family including T.I., Khloe Kardashian, Angie Martinez, her mother, and her sister.
Watch Jenny go back to the block.
“Ain’t It Funny”/”I’m Real” with Ja Rule
“I Luh Ya Papi” with French Montana
“Ain’t Worried About Nothin” and “Pop That”
“Lean Back” and New Song with Fat Joe
“Jenny From the Block” and “First Love”