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Lately, it appears that musicians as widely varied as New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi and hip-hop artist Cam’ron (center of photo at left) and his Harlem-based posse, the Diplomats, want to be identified with Brooklyn.

While Bon Jovi’s latest CD, "Have a Nice Day," includes photos of the band set against Brooklyn’s gritty waterfront in its liner notes, Cam’ron chose Greenpoint as the setting for his "gangsta musical," "Killa Season." In August, Cam’ron staged a 6-minute shootout at 220 Dupont St. for his new DVD which will be released in conjunction with his upcoming album - also titled "Killa Season" - next month.

Cam’ron told the Daily News, "I think this DVD will show people what they want. We haven’t been able to show a gun on TV or a bottle of Hennessy liquor on TV in seven years, and people want to see those things."

But don’t worry, Cam’ron’s crew was only shooting blanks. Fred Pisciotta, of Park Slope-based special effects firm Jauchem and Meeh Inc., provided the weapons for the video and instructed the band on how to use them.

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