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What Would J.Lo Like To Tell Her Younger Self?

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It's been 20 years since J.Lo became a global pop star with the release of her debut album, "On the 6."

The popular singer admitted she thought she "had it all figured out" when she was young but the performer has now revealed what really happened and what she realize during her artistic journey.

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"When you're young, you're just so, like, you think you know everything. When my first album came out ... I just thought that I had it all figured out. You don't realise until you're in your 30s that you know nothing. Then in your 40s, you start kind of figuring it all out. And then when you're 50, you're just like, 'I'm just me and it's good.' It's great," Lopez said.

Looking back on what she would tell her younger self now, the Latina said it would be "to not take herself so seriously."

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Jennifer Lopez backstage at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles, 2/23/00. (Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect)

Jenn added that she constantly works on reinventing herself.

"I am constantly trying to evolve and to not get stuck. It happens to people - you look at them and think, 'She got stuck or she let herself go.' ... There's this terrible idea that you get to a certain age and just plummet downwards. I don't believe that at all.

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"You can always reinvent. You can always make a change. You can always keep growing. I believe that you can keep getting better and better and better. The only thing stopping you is you."

"If You Had My Love" marked the singer's debut single, check out the video below.