Hurd was born in Dallas, Texas. She was born to an African American father and a Puerto Rican mother. Her godfather is rapper DMX. She was featured in the comedy Beauty Shop (2005) starring Queen Latifah and portrayed Tasha, next door neighbor of Chris in the Chris Rock-produced TV series Everybody Hates Chris. She also played DMX's daughter in Cradle 2 the Grave (2003), a film about a few precious stones that get into the wrong hands, starring Jet Li. Paige also appeared as Denise in The Cat in the Hat, a 2003 comedy film loosely based on the 1957 book of the same name, by Dr. Seuss.