Yesterday, President Obama announced that he would nominate Sonia Sotomayor to become the nation's first Hispanic (she's a Boricua!) justice. If confirmed by the Senate, she would become the second woman on the court (Ay!), the third female justice in the history of the Supreme Court (Ay!) and the first South Bronx representative to serve as a Supreme Court justice (Ay! Ay! Ay!).

Now judge Sotomayor isn't the only proud child to come out of the BX. The Boogie Down is the birthplace of many notable possessors of terrific two's and traffic-disturbing-asses. We're not talking about fat male rappers and washed up athletes, son (ayo!). To remind those who forgot—as well as those who never knew—we present the 9 hottest Bronx women...

CLAIM TO FAME: This pint-sized Dominican mami has been trying for 3 years to get a real hit single with no luck. Even if it never happens, we'll still pay attention when her videos come on.

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