Before her career in music, she graduated from Bergen Community College with an associate's degree in communications. She later attended Montclair State University to turn her associate's degree into a Bachelor of Arts.
She was arrested in 2012 for shoplifting cosmetics from a CVS after she was allegedly harassed and racially profiled by the store's employee.
She was born Alexis Smith in Harlem, New York, where she also grew up.
She and Remy Ma were both season six additions to the cast of Love & Hip Hop.