Lil Wayne is looking for a lil' help from the man ... seriously. The rapper has tapped a former FBI geneticist to help him beat his New York felony gun case. According to reports, Wayne has hired Bruce Budowle to challenge the DNA test that matched him to cells swabbed off the gun.

According to court documents, Budowle has been brought in to argue that, "with too few cells to test conventionally, Manhattan prosecutors relied instead on a problematic test called low copy number typing."

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Lil Wayne performs in concert at the Travis County Expo Center on July 10, 2008 in Austin, Texas.
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    Lil Wayne performs during the 2008 Powerhouse concert at IZOD Center on October 28, 2008 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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    Kid Rock and Lil Wayne perform "All Summer Long" on stage during the 42nd Annual CMA Awards at the Sommet Center on November 12, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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    Lil Wayne poses in the Awards Portrait Gallery during the BET Hip Hop Awards 2007 at the Atlanta Civic Center on October 13, 2007 in Atlanta, GA.

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    Lil Wayne attends the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards held at Paramount Pictures Studios on September 7, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.

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    Lil Wayne performs in concert at the Travis County Expo Center on July 10, 2008 in Austin, Texas.

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    Lil Wayne performs onstage at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards on the Paramount Studios lot on September 7, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.

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    Lil Wayne and Bow Wow enjoy the Miami Heat game against the Charlotte Bobcats on December 8, 2008 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.

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    Lil Wayne visits MTV's "TRL" on June 10, 2008 at MTV Studios in New York.Lil Wayne, Tyga, Colby O'Donis, Gym Class Heroes and Akon Visit MTV's

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    LOS ANGELES - JUNE 28: Singer Lil Wayne performs onstage during the 2009 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lil Wayne

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    LOS ANGELES - JUNE 28: (L-R) Singer Lil Wayne and actress Taraji P. Henson pose backstage at the 2009 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lil Wayne;Taraji P.Henson

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Wayne's case took an unfortunate turn last year when one of his assistants testified that he saw guns and drugs on the rapper's tour bus. No further details have been released.

In other Wayne news, the rapper recently canceled his European tour, which was set to begin July 2 in Paris. According to reports, Weezy is out on doctor-approved rest, and will not appear in any of the originally scheduled seven dates.