Michael White was born on June 18, 1999, in Canton, Ohio. He also went to Groveport. White's father was in prison at the time of his birth, and his mother was left to raise him as a single parent.
White began rapping after being inspired by Taevion Williams, another rapper who went by the stage name Lil Tae. Williams later died in a car crash.
White was also an affiliate of the Bloods street gang, and attended high school in Canton, describing himself during high school as a "loner" who was "always popular".
Following his graduation, White moved to Atlanta, where he met rapper Lil Wop and was eventually offered a deal with a record label.
In May 2017, White released his debut mixtape, "A Love Letter to You", with the lead single "Love Scars", which received more than 8 million views on YouTube within several months, and more than 13 million on Soundcloud. White was included on XXXTentacion's
album 17, on the song "F*ck Love" which peaked at number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In October 2017, White released his second mixtape, "A Love Letter to You 2".The album debuted at #34 on the Billboard 200. Later in the month, White released a collaboration EP with Atlanta rap artist Lil Wop titled "Angels & Demons".
On December 6, 2017, White released the song "Dark Knight Dummo", which features Travis Scott.
Lil Wop, XXXTentacion, Travis Scott, Famous Dex, UnoTheActivist, RocketTheGoon, Kid Pheno, Lil Tracy, 808-H