n.— «The magic starts with a heaping glob of electric blue L.A. Looks hair gel. Then comes the extra coating of $1.07 Beauty Glamorous Extra Hold hair spray. So begins the transformation of 17-year-olds Mimi Davila and Laura Di Lorenzo from your typical T-shirt-and-jeans-wearing high school juniors to chongas. Not just your typical chongas; they are “The Chongalicious Girls” whose song recorded as an antidote to boredom is becoming a runaway hit on the airwaves and cyberspace.…What is a chonga? Look no further than the lyrics of Chongalicious, created by the two Dr. Michael M. Krop High School drama students. “Chongalicious definition arch my eyebrows high,” Mimi and Laura sing over the tune of pop singer Fergie’s recent hit Fergalicious. “You can see me, you can read me cause my name is on my earrings….I use my Sharpie lip line and ain’t no other chonga glue her hair like mine.” As Laura puts it, the duo do not make fun of chongas, rather “we’re trying to expose the world to what it really is to be a chonga. Chongas are beautiful.”» —“That hair, those hoops…‘Chonga’ Girls find fame” by Laura Figueroa Miami Herald (Florida) May 12, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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