Lawyers for rapper Lil Wayne are seeking more time to turn over documents in response to a lawsuit that accuses the award-winning
recording artist of copyright infringement.

A federal lawsuit filed in May claims Lil Wayne didn’t have permission to
sample a song by singer Karma-Ann Swanepoel.

The suit says Lil Wayne’s record label, Cash Money Records, tried but failed to negotiate a license to use Swanepoel’s song “Once” before millions of people downloaded the rapper’s song “I Feel Like Dying.”

A court filing Tuesday by Lil Wayne’s attorneys asks a judge in New Orleans to extend a Friday deadline for turning over documents requested by lawyers for the company that published Swanepoel’s song.