A rising superstar from her late teenage years, Heaton is a singer-songwriter whose debut EP Bad Intentions charted in the top 10 in the iTunes Store and topped both the Billboard and Twitter Trending 140 charts.
She initially made a name for herself through YouTube where she would post covers of notable artists' songs. Her cover of Chief Keef's "Love Sosa" was particularly popular.
She also established her name through the social media networks Instagram and Twitter, with more than 2.9 million and 500,000 followers between the sites, respectively.
She grew up in Geneva, Illinois. She has an older brother. Her older sister passed away from cancer in 2007 at the age of 21.