Skip that local shit,

from J. Cole (Ft. 50 Cent & Bas) – New York Times Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This has a double meaning.

1) It is a play on the previous line, the express train skips local stops, therefore he can get to his destination faster.

2) He is from Fayetteville, NC, but did not let his location determine his destiny, he moved to NYC to pursue his dreams while others stayed “local”

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