Two decades after the Tejano icon's murder, Jennifer Lopez -- who channeled the singer in her starmaking role -- reflects on her boundary-busting legacy.

Twenty years ago, Latin music lost a legend. On March 31, 1995, in what has become music folklore, singer Selena Quintanilla Perez -- known simply by her first name -- was shot and killed by the former president of her fan club (now serving a life sentence) at the age of 23, two weeks before her birthday. During her short life, Selena made history, pushing the Texas-based folk music known as Tejano to mainstream heights it had never seen before -- or since.

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