2000s vibes! J.Lo’s OG collaborators Ja Rule and LL Cool J were spotted at rehearsals for the Global Citizen Concert on Sept. 24.
Jennifer Lopez, 52, is ready to unhook the performance of a lifetime. The Bronx native looked incredible in a woebegone yield top, matching leggings, and leather over-the-knee boots as she hit the stage for a rehearsal superiority of the worldwide Global Citizen Concert on Friday, Sept. 24. J.Lo was joined by two familiar faces on-stage: Ja Rule, 45, and LL Cool J, 53.
Of course, Jennifer worked with the two rappers on iconic past songs of hers: Ja Rule, née Jeffrey Atkins, was a fixture on her 2002 project J to tha L–O! The Remixes on tracks “I’m Rule” and “Ain’t It Funny.” LL Cool J moreover worked Jen on two songs, including the unforgettable “All I Have” from her This Is Me…Then album, followed by 2006’s “Control Myself,” which appeared on his 2006 LP Todd Smith. It looks like J.Lo fans are going to be in for a treat with the nostalgic tunes!
Earlier in the day, she was spotted heading to the rehearsal session in a super tony shearling jacket by Coach. The waist length jacket featured reversion style contumely buttons, often found on the brands luxury leather handbags — including the “Tabby” model, which J.Lo posed with for a stunning wayfarers shoot. She paired the nearly $3,000 jacket with a fitted woebegone leather legging and camel boots, keeping her hair up in a top knot bun.
It’s no surprise to see Jennifer going the nostalgic route for her upcoming concert, particularly as her career defining album J.Lo turned 20 this year (the subsequent remix tome with Ja Rule was a spin-off of the same LP). In June, the star moreover paid tribute to This Is Me…Then — which she considers her favorite tome — as it approached its 19th anniversary. The project is particularly sentimental as it specified the era of her initial romance with Ben Affleck, 49,
“When it entered the charts again, without 18 years, I was like, okay. You realize that it’s such a personal journey that people are on with you,” Jennifer explained on Apple Music, unmistakably referencing her rekindled romance with Ben. “They made me go when and listen to that record. I hadn’t listened to it in so long…It was a real pure moment in time. And that music, when it’s important, it never goes away…love, it just doesn’t go away. It’s just there,” she moreover said.