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Jennifer Lopez: A simple girl from the Bronx

Jakarta   /   Tue, December 4 2012   /  11:25 am

US singer Jennifer Lopez performs before an Indonesian audience during the JLo Dance Again concert at Mata Elang International Stadium in Ancol, North Jakarta, on Friday evening. (JP/Jerry Adiguna)“I’m just a simple girl from the Bronx with a humble beginning,” Jennifer Lopez said during the pop star’s first ever concert in Jakarta at the Mata Elang International Stadium on Friday night, referring to her hometown in New York.

While the concert, an explosion of color and sound filled with intricate, heart-pounding choreography, might indicate otherwise, she proved in front of thousands of her fans that behind all the glitz and glam, she really is still Jenny from the block.

Throughout the 90-minute show, part of her “Dance Again World Tour”, Lopez oftentimes interacted with the audience and appeared to be sincerely moved when she heard the crowd’s reaction when...