Family members of Eric Garner release emotional tribute song ‘This Ends Today’

Posted at 1:51 PM, Jan 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-09 15:51:51-05

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Relatives of Eric Garner are keeping his memory alive with a new rap song “This Ends Today.”

The song was recorded Garner’s daughter Erica Garner and his brother Steven Flagg and posted to Soundcloud on Tuesday.

“The pain in my heart still refuses to heal,” raps Flagg, who also produced the song. “Today some police be trying to kill.”

In the four-minute song, listeners can hear Garner screaming ‘I can’t breathe!’ as he was taken to the ground in a chokehold.

Garner died July 17 after police officers tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes.

The encounter was caught on video that went viral around the world.

Also included in the song are snippets of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s eulogy at Garner’s funeral.

Erica Garner told the Daily News that all money made from the song will help fund the family’s fight for justice.