Born Kamilah Rouse , she was raised in Flint, Michigan, and attended both private and magnet schools. At age 16 she moved to Los Angeles, California, where she received her high school diploma a year early.
She got married while at Santa Monica College, but later divorced, leaving her a single mother of two children.  She has since had one more child.  Love began performing in adult films in the early 1990s,  and has since appeared in over 260 movies.
She directed the movie My Black Ass 4 , which received nominations at the 2001 AVN Awards for Best Ethnic-Themed Video and Best Anal Sex Scene (Video). Love was admitted into the Urban X Hall of Fame in 2009,  and the AVN Hall of Fame in 2011. 
Love appeared on the Jerry Springer Show in 1995,  and in 2003 she was on the cover of the first issue of the hip hop and pornography magazine Fish 'N Grits with hip hop star Redman.  As of 2008 she was a cohost of Fetish at Night on PrimeTimeUncensored.com. She also appeared on The Tyra Banks Show .