Ross was born in Ruby Ross Benton and grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. His father was Eritrean immigrant dentist Nardos Gabriel and African American and Japanese lawyer John Benton. Although her mother is Eritrean, she was born in Ethiopia. Her grandmother is of African American descent, and her grandfather is of Japanese descent. She has a sister named Scarlett and a younger sister.
She lived in Geneva, Switzerland for a year. She moved to Snellville, Georgia in the third grade of high school. She studied politics at Georgia State University. Rose first gained fame as the main model for the music video of the hip-hop group Migos’ single “Bad and Boujee”.
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Around this time, she began to appear regularly on Twitch live broadcasts with Jamaican-born East Coast hip-hop commentator DJ Akademiks. Rose began to release her own music, and in 2019 attracted people’s attention with her single “Big Mouth”.
Rose made a cameo appearance in the music video of the American rapper Cardi B’s single “WAP”, which was released on August 7, 2020. In 2019, she signed with A&R Chris Turner to LA Reid’s record label Hitco Entertainment. On December 25, 2020, Rose released her first official mixtape, For the Streets, with guest appearances on Future and PartyNextDoor. Rose is included in the 2021 XXL freshman list.