NEW YORK (AP) - Rapper Lil Wayne faces a $15 million legal
battle over allegations he stole the hit song "Bedrock."
Georgia-based production company Done Deal Enterprises is suing
Wayne, Universal Music Group, Cash Money Records and Young Money Entertainment for copyright infringement.
Lawyers for the rapper and representatives for Universal Music
didn't return a request for comment Thursday. Lil Wayne has been
ordered to appear in court Oct. 12.
The song, which featured appearances by Drake, Nicki Minaj and
Lloyd, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was on the
compilation 2010 CD "We Are Young Money."
The lawsuit, filed Friday in the Southern District court, is the
latest legal woe facing the rapper, born Dwayne Carter Jr. He also
has been sued by several producers over unpaid royalties.
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